Author: The Graham Agency

8. Q. When is the furlough scheme due to end? A. The scheme ends on 31st October 2020.     Every month we feature a selection of outstanding candidates. J is a 33 year old nanny/housekeeper. She is a Filipina with a British passport and experience with children from newborn. She...

7. Q. Are there additional furlough changes in October? A. From October, the Government contribution will be cut to 60% of wages and the employer element will increase to 20% in addition to NICs and pension contributions.   Every month we feature a selection of outstanding candidates. J is a...

6. Q. What are the changes to the furlough scheme in September? A. From September, the Government contribution will be 70% of wages and employers will have to pay the NICs and pension contributions and 10% of wages to make up the 80% total up to a...

5. Q. What are the changes to the furlough scheme in August? A. From 1st August employers will have to pay employer NICs and pension contributions from that date. For the average claim, this represents 5% of the gross employment costs the employer would have incurred had...

1. Q. Some staff are being encouraged to return to work but my furloughed employee is refusing to do so. With the lockdown restrictions being eased, the government’s furlough scheme is being wound down.  My employee is citing travel on public transport as being unsafe. She...