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Employed audiologist

Information last updated: 3 April 2020

The following schemes are relevant:

  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS): individuals may be placed on furlough by agreement with their employer and continue to be paid at least 80% of their normal pay up to £2500 per month – some employers may continue to pay the full amount: employees who were made redundant after 28th February may be reinstated and furloughed instead;
  • those with more than one employer will be considered for furlough separately by each employer, subject to respective contracts of employment;
  • self-assessment income tax: advance payment due in July 2021 deferred to January 2021
  • up to 14 days SSP now paid from day 1 at £94.25 per week also covers those self-isolating from 13th
  • universal credit: where individuals are facing severe hardship, they may be covered by Universal Credit, and they may be able to receive a loan against future payments to shorten the lead time;
  • mortgage providers have been encouraged to look favourably on requests for mortgage holidays and landlords have been given protection to ensure renters will not be evicted.