Furlough flexibility welcome but more support needed

Trade body UK Hospitality has welcomed the UK government’s move to increase flexibility of the furlough scheme from July when parts of the on-trade will hopefully be allowed to reopen. The UK’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was due to end in July, but was extended to October. Under the scheme, which was announced on 20 March, the government pays for 80% of wages for employees who are not working, up to £2,500 (US$2,900) a month.…

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