News flash : Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – An Update

On the 27th March Barnaby provided an article ‘The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – What is it and How Does it Work’ following publication by HMRC of details of the CJRS scheme.

HMRC have on 9th April since updated the guidance clarifying its position on a number of issues set out below and again on 15th April 2020 varying the qualifying date by which staff need to be employed on or before is now the 19th March no 28th February 2020, bringing a host of further individuals into the Scheme who obtained employment between those dates.

Click here for a summary of the 9th April amendments and click here for the full report for those who wish to read it full.