Budget 2021 – Key points for employers at a glance

3 Mar 21 by esphr
Budget 2021

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today, by way of the Budget, announced the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to 30 September 2021. It was previously due to end on 30 April 2021. Flexible furlough also continues as an option for employers.

Click here to read our Q&A on the CJRS which we have updated following the announcement.

In addition, the Chancellor pledged that he would double the incentive payments (to £3,000) given to businesses for hiring new apprentices of any age.

Further details of schemes will be updated as and when published by the government.  


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