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Furlough scheme extended to 30 April 2021

by Martin Fullard

Chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak (pictured) has confirmed an extension of the furlough scheme for a further month. It will now run until the 30 April 2021.

The Government will continue to pay up to 80% of the wages of employees who have been furloughed.

The chancellor also confirmed an extension to the Government-guaranteed Covid-19 business loan schemes until the end of March.

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