Furlough | New redundancy pay rules 'go some way to cushion the blow'

New redundancy pay rules 'go some way to cushion the blow'

The UK Government has introduced a new law to ensure that furloughed staff members receive statutory redundancy pay based on their normal salary, rather than a reduced amount based on furlough pay.

The new changes – which came into effect on July 30, 2020 – will mean that those placed on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) won’t be ‘short-changed’ if they are made redundant, according to Gov.uk.

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