The government has extended the start date for eligibility for furlough to 19th March from the original date of the 28th February, meaning 200,000 more people can benefit.

Following a review of the system and to ensure the scheme helps as many people as possible, new guidance published today has confirmed the eligibility date has been extended to 19th March 2020 – the day before the scheme was announced.

The online system is expected to be available from next Monday, 20th April.  To claim you’ll need:

More information can be found HERE

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *