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Furlough Leave Extension – What do I need to know now?

Posted on: 18/11/2020

Dorset based View HR have been keeping Dorset Chamber members updated on changes to the Government Furlough scheme.

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (known to most as furlough leave) has been extended to 31st March 2020 (available to read here), further government guidance has been issued on the detail of the extended furlough scheme.

Here are our Top 5 facts that employers should be aware of:

We are also anticipating further changes to the scheme from 1 February, these changes are yet to be qualified by the government (we are getting used to this!).

This information is correct at the time of publication, but we encourage you to check government guidance or our blog page regularly (here: for updates, as government guidance is changing frequently at the moment.

If you are an employer and have any queries about furlough leave or would like help issuing the relevant documentation to employees, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of the ViewHR team for a discussion.

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