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New Treasury Direction on flexible furloughing

The Treasury Direction which sets out the legal framework for the changes to the furlough scheme which come into effect on 1 July 2020 was published on 26 June. This makes it clear that any employee on furlough from 1 July 2020 will be regarded as on ‘flexible furlough’, whether they are furloughed full time or part time.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

We provide some Q&As on various aspects of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Pay data: three months to May 2020

Various research organisations have published pay data for the three months to May 2020.

A third of employers complicit in furlough fraud

A third of employers are fraudulently abusing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

May 2020 inflation data

The UK’s main inflation measure in May 2020 was 0.5%.

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