Summer economic update: Sunak unveils employer return-to-work furlough bonus

£1,000 for each employee

Jenna Brown
Credit: MHCLG

Credit: MHCLG

Bosses who bring back furloughed staff and keep them on the payroll until January next year will get a bonus of £1,000 per employee, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said.

Sunak made the announcement during his coronavirus economic update in the House of Commons today. Employees brought back from furlough must remain on the payroll until the new year and be paid a...

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