Hours Employee Worked33%40%50%60%70%
Hours Employee Not Working67%60%50%40%30%
Employee Earnings (% of normal)78%80%83%87%90%
Gov’t Grant (% of normal wages)22%20%17%13%10%
Employer Cost (% normal wages)55%60%67%73%80%

Unlike the CJRS, the Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses with lower demand over the winter months. Any employers making use of the Scheme will also be able to claim the Job Retention Bonus of £1,000 in respect of any furloughed employee who is still employed by 31 January 2021.

These articles are from the September 2020 issue of Employment and Immigration Law Update, our monthly newsletter for HR professionals. To download the latest issue, please visit the newsletter section of our website. For further information please contact Liz Stevens or another member of Birketts’ Employment Law Team.

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