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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Any employer in the country will be eligible for the scheme.

Grants via HMRC to cover most of the wages (80% of a wage up to £2,500 a month) of staff who are not working but kept on payroll.

Backdated to 1 March 2020 and measure open for at least 3 months – no time limit on the scheme.

Statutory sick pay relief package for SMEs.

Visit the Business Support website to apply for the Job Retention Scheme