Description: HMRC will reimburse a percentage of workers wage costs for employees that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis, up to a cap of £2,500 per month.
Eligibility: All UK businesses are eligible.
How to Apply: You’ll need the Government Gateway user ID and password you got when you registered for PAYE online. All claims must be submitted no later than 30 November 2020 and you will not be able to add to that claim after 30 November.
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Update: 22nd October 2020 – The new Job Support Scheme starts to operate from 1 November and covers all Nations of the UK. For every hour not worked, the employee will be paid up to two-thirds of their usual salary. The government will provide up to 61.67% of wages for hours not worked, up to £1541.75 per month (more than doubling the maximum payment of £697.92 under the previous rules). The cap is set above median earnings for employees in August at a reference salary of £3,125 per month.