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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Question for Treasury

UIN HL2934, tabled on 25 March 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they intend to issue advice on the steps needed to put employees into furlough.

Answered on

8 April 2020

Guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was published on 26 March for both employers and employees. The guidance can be found at

This is an unprecedented jobs retention scheme and the Government has been working hard over the last two weeks to set out further details on the scheme. The Government will continue to review the guidance and publish further updates if necessary.

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