Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme include the introduction of flexible furlough and the gradual withdrawal of funding.
From 1 July 2020, employees that have previously been furloughed can work part time for their employer. Funding will be decreased monthly, from August, until the scheme closes at the end of October 2020. Questions about these changes were among the most popular FAQs on XpertHR in June.
The economic impact of coronavirus also resulted in queries from HR about redundancy.