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Chancellor will ask employers to pay 20% of furlough wages

1 month ago   |   By Energy Voice

The Chancellor is set to tell employers they will need to contribute to their furloughed workers' salaries from August as the Government admitted the scheme cannot run “indefinitely”.
Rishi Sunak will use the daily Downing Street press conference to outline changes to the job retention scheme, which has so far covered the wages of 8.4 million staff unable to work during lockdown - costing £15 billion.
Ministers have said they will extend the scheme covering 80% of workers' salaries up to £2,500 per month until the end of October, with employers expected to make a contribution.
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Furlough scheme: Rishi Sunak expected to ask employers to pay 20% of staff wages

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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Coronavirus UK live: Rishi Sunak to announce tapering of furlough scheme

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Chancellor to say that employers will have to pay 20% of wages of furloughed staff as state subsidy scheme is wound down Coronavirus - latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage 8.00am BST Labour's shadow home secretary, Nick Thomas-Symonds , has called on attorney general Suella Braverman to apologise for intervening in the Dominic Cummings case. Asked whether Cummings broke the law during his trip to Durham during lockdown, Thomas-Symonds told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: “The guidelines that were set up, he broke them.” He added: “Look I can't comment precisely on the...
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Furlough changes: Rishi Sunak to make announcement today impacting millions

Furlough changes: Rishi Sunak to make announcement today impacting millions

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

EMPLOYERS face being asked to contribute 20 percent towards the wages of furloughed staff and keep paying into their pension pots from August. Chancellor Rishi Sunak is finalising changes to the job retention scheme that has cost £15billion so far and could announce reforms as soon as today.
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Coronavirus: Chancellor to ask employers to pay 20% of workers' wages - reports

Coronavirus: Chancellor to ask employers to pay 20% of workers' wages - reports

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to make an announcement on the furlough scheme, as reports suggest employers will be asked to pay 20% of workers' wages as well as national insurance and pensions contributions.
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