'Employers are struggling' | 1 in 5 firms consider cutting jobs as furlough scheme winds down

1 in 5 firms consider cutting jobs as furlough scheme winds down

A fifth of British firms are considering staff redundancies following Sunday's furlough policy change, which will see employers contribute more, according to a new survey.

A British Chamber of Commerce poll of 250 businesses found that 18% of respondents said they were likely to make staff redundant in response to the upcoming changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), as reported by the BBC.

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