Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce News

Job Retention Scheme next steps and extension to Self-Employment Support Scheme

30 May 2020 by Helen Clarke - Cabinet Office

As per the Chancellor's announcement today (29th May), the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended - with those eligible able to claim a second and final grant capped at £6,570. 

In addition, the Chancellor also outlined further details on the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, including improved flexibility to bring furloughed employees back part time in July, and a new taper requiring employers to contribute modestly to furloughed salaries from August.

Please note that both schemes are UK wide.

Full details of the announcement can be found here - https://bit.ly/CJRS_SEISSUpdate - which includes a new factsheet for both schemes. 

Some tweets by HMT you might find useful:

https://twitter.com/hmtreasury/status/1266403484548706308?s=20

https://twitter.com/hmtreasury/status/1266413870668791810?s=20

https://twitter.com/hmtreasury/status/1266399518909779970?s=20

 

Please do circulate through your network and if you have any questions please email our dedicated business enquiries mailbox covid19-partnerships@cabinetoffice.gov.uk