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Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October

May 14, 2020

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October for workers across all sectors. The Chancellor said the scheme would be made more flexible, cover all regions and sectors and allow employees to work part-time. More details here.


The Somerset Chamber of Commerce have set up a COVID-19 hub, where all information regarding the latest government announcements and support for businesses can be found.

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