The eligibility criteria for the scheme remain the same and the government will continue to pay 80% of wages up to the cap of £2,500 per month. Employers will remain liable for National Insurance contributions and pension payments for hours not worked.
Our latest Q&A in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme contains further information and is available to read here – https://esphr.co.uk/pages/q-a-for-employers-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme-from-1-november-2020-onwards
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