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Furlough Leave and the Government Assistance

furlough leave

What is furlough leave?

Designating an employee, a furloughed worker

Who is eligible to claim?

Topping up a furloughed workers wage

How will payments work?

Frequently asked questions

An employee must be furloughed for a minimum of 3 weeks before any payments can be claimed.

Yes, National Insurance contributions and minimum automatic enrolment employer pension contributions can be claimed on top of the actual wage cost.

For full and part time salaried employees, the employee’s actual salary before tax, as of 28 February should be used to calculate the 80%. Fees, commission and bonuses should not be included.

For employee’s whose salary varies,  if they have been employed for a full 12 months prior to the claim you can claim for the higher of either:

  • the same month’s earning from the previous year; or
  • the average monthly earnings from the 2019-2020 tax year

If the employee has been employed for less than 12 months you can claim for an average of their monthly earnings since they started work.

Yes, although an employee must NOT do any work for the company while they are on furlough leave, they can undertake training courses.  

Yes, an employee who works for 2 different companies (and therefore has separate employment contracts) can be put on furlough leave by one company but continue to work for another.

Yes, an employee who works for 2 different companies (and therefore has separate employment contracts) can be put on furlough leave by one company but continue to work for another.

Yes, an employee who works for 2 different companies (and therefore has separate employment contracts) can be put on furlough leave by one company but continue to work for another.

Provided you are on furlough and not working, any wages paid via PAYE can be claimed for. You cannot claim for any dividends.

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