Sunak unveils changes to job support scheme as golden quarter kicks off

Rishi Sunak

The chancellor has today announced new business support schemes to deal with the ongoing coronavirus crisis, including changes to the job support scheme that replaces furlough at the end of the month.

Rishi Sunak said he would be making the scheme “more generous for employers” in Tier 3 regions by reducing the number of hours an employee would need to work a week to be eligible and reducing employer contributions.

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