Covid-19 guidance for employers – 22 April 2020

22 April 2020

Please find attached our latest Covid Guidance which guides you on the latest updates from the government, ACAS and HMRC. This update covers the following subjects:

  • Making a claim under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and clarification on calculations to consider.
  • Retention of evidence in relation to the CJRS calculations and decisions.
  • HMRC audit of claims.
  • Confirmation of what you can claim.
  • Update re Holidays during furlough.

Download the guidance: Coronavirus Guidance & Update 22nd April

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