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An Employer’s Guide to Flexible Furlough (Video)

On Friday 29th May 2020, the Chancellor outlined further details on the extension of the Government Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, including improved flexibility to bring furloughed employees back part-time in July 2020, and a new requirement for employers to contribute to furloughed salaries from August 2020.

HR Services Scotland have prepared a video guide for employers with advice on the process of flexible furloughing, as well as guidance on what contributions the Government is expecting employers to make from 1st August 2020 to 31st October 2020 inclusive.

You can watch this video below:


If we can help you with any issues relating to the Government Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for employees, please don’t hesitate to contact a member of our HR team at HR Services Scotland Ltd on 0800 6522610.