Flexible furlough scheme begins a month earlier than expected

From 1 July

Adam Saville
Credit: MHCLG

Credit: MHCLG

From 1 July businesses are allowed to being furloughed employees back to work on a part-time basis and firms will be given flexibility to decide the hours and shift patterns of employees.

The government will continue to pay 80% of salaries for the hours they do not work. According to the government, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has so far protected more than 9.3 milli...

To continue reading this article...

Join Professional Adviser


  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights and market intelligence.
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on emerging trends and technologies
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters.
  • Make smart business decisions with the latest developments in regulation, investing retirement and protection.
  • Members-only access to the editor’s weekly Friday commentary
 Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes.



Already a Professional Adviser member?


More on Your profession

Aviva completes Succession Wealth acquisition

Aviva completes Succession Wealth acquisition

Announced in March

Jenna Brown
clock 11 August 2022 • 1 min read
Doug Brown: " They have a management team that has been very successful in M&A."

Aviva UK boss: Expect more consolidation from Succession

Half year results

Jenna Brown
clock 10 August 2022 • 2 min read
One Four Nine buys Aberdeen-based Chartered IFA

One Four Nine buys Aberdeen-based IFA

Total £800m AUM

clock 10 August 2022 • 1 min read