Employers can use this scheme to ensure job retention of their employees
Employers can use the scheme to pay 80% of salaries for employees that would otherwise have been laid off during the coronavirus crisis. HMRC will reimburse 80% of wages, up to £2,500 a month. The scheme covers the cost of wages backdated to 1 March. It is initially open for three months, but will be extended if necessary.
Who can use the scheme?
All UK employers with a PAYE scheme can access this – including public sector, local authorities and charities
When can I access the scheme?
The scheme is not yet live. The government expects the first grants to be paid within weeks, and are aiming for before the end of April.
How do I access the scheme?