Revised Furlough Leave – 2nd November 2020

Revised Furlough Leave


2nd November 2020


  • The Job Support Scheme has been suspended until the start of December; possibly later.


  • Workers, including Employees and Agency Workers, can now be placed on Furlough Leave.


  • It is not necessary for a worker to have previously been placed on Furlough Leave.


  • The new Furlough Scheme is the same version as August 2020; the Govt pays 80% of the workers’ wages, the Employee pays the 13.8% Employers’ NI and also pension contributions.


  • Workers can be either full time or flexi Furloughed, and need to sign an appropriate agreement; see attached.


  • Workers can take leave during this period.


  • Employers can force workers to take leave during this period, as long as twice as much notice is given as the amount of holiday taken.


  • All leave must be paid at 100%.


  • Furlough Leave can be used for workers who are working their notice, but it must be paid at 100% of their contractual rate of pay.


Flexible Furlough Agreement Nov 20

Furlough Council Agreement Nov 20


Kind regards


Chris Moses LLM Chartered FCIPD


Personnel Advice and Solutions Ltd

Tel: 01529 305056


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Posted Thursday, 7th July 2022