Woman furloughed in March wins £242,000 on Euromillions

Woman furloughed in March wins £242,000 on Euromillions

There was EuroMillions joy for a woman who went on leave in March – now that she’s buying a house after a whopping £ 242k profit. A warehouse worker who was given leave during the pandemic and later lost her job during the summer has…

Millions still furloughed as scheme heads towards its end

Millions still furloughed as scheme heads towards its end

The number of furloughed workers fell by a quarter between May and June, but the Government’s scheme is still supporting millions of employees, according to a new study. The Resolution Foundation said the number of furloughed workers peaked at 8.9 million in early May, falling…

More than half of furloughed staff now back at work, report says

More than half of furloughed staff now back at work, report says

More than half of furloughed employees have already returned to work ahead of the scheme being phased out from Saturday, new research suggests. The Resolution Foundation said reports that nine million workers remained furloughed under the UK Government scheme are “wide of the mark”. From…

Furloughed workers to receive redundancy payments based on normal wage

Furloughed workers to receive redundancy payments based on normal wage

Furloughed workers who lose their jobs will receive redundancy pay based on their normal wage under new laws being brought in. Ministers said the move will ensure furloughed employees receive statutory redundancy pay based on their normal wages rather than a reduced furlough rate. The…

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