Please see below for the latest we have on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Key points:

  • The employee eligibility cut-off date for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CVJR) extended to 19 March 2020.
  • The change could mean that more of your employees can be furloughed.
  • Announcement suggests that being on a previous RTI submission is a requirement for an employee to be furlough eligible.
  • Scheme still expected to be fully operational next week.


Below are the steps that employers must take if you plan to utilize the CVJR to furlough employees. This is based on the latest information available from HMRC.  Though the furlough process is not complete, there are steps that employers can start taking now. (more…)