Guidance on Job Retention Scheme leaves key questions unanswered


The Government has provided new guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (which we have summarised for you), but left some important questions unanswered, including: 


  • Are health and social care providers eligible under the CJRS?
  • Can you furlough staff who are shielding?


James Sage, Employment & HR Partner in our Health & Social Care team, explains what we know so far and what you can do now.


Read our blog for guidance for social care providers.

James Sage



Health & Social Care

T: 07508 297 597

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