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21 Dec 2020
MPs on the Public Accounts Committee are calling on the government to list companies that signed up to the furlough scheme amid concerns over high levels of fraud.
10 Nov 2020
Following the announcement that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be in place until March 2021 and will cover 80%...
16 Oct 2020
The speed at which the furlough scheme and other economic support packages were drawn up has left them open to...
13 Oct 2020
A City watchdog has warned financial services firms that it expects them to have updated their policies, refreshed their training...
11 Sep 2020
Two people in London have been arrested in connection with a suspected £70,000 Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme fraud.
8 Sep 2020
As much as £3.6bn in furlough payments could have been claimed erroneously or fraudulently, according to HM Revenue & Customs....
5 Aug 2020
The number of reports of furlough fraud made to HM Revenue and Customs rose by more than half between the...
21 Jul 2020
Firms like Asos, Taylor Wimpey, Ikea are repaying furlough money, while others, such as Primark and Rightmove, say they will not take up the job retention bonus. What's their motivation?
16 Jul 2020
With so many updates and tweaks to the furlough scheme, businesses need to work hard to ensure they don't fall foul of the rules.
9 Jul 2020
The first arrests in connection with alleged furlough fraud have been made, HM Revenue and Customs has announced.
7 Jul 2020
Fraud and data breaches are among the risks that the coronavirus emergency have heightened.
15 Jun 2020
Employers that think they have abused the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will have a 30-day window in which to admit their mistakes.
3 Jun 2020
The government has received almost 1,900 reports of fraudulent use of its furlough scheme, according to new figures from HMRC....
22 May 2020
Firms have been putting staff on furlough then asking them to work, sometimes telling them they'll be sacked if they refuse.