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Job Support Scheme - when will we get answers?

Detailed guidance awaited

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Any ideas when the detailed guidance will be published?

All our employees - including those furloughed - agreed in August to take a 20% pay cut to 80% (not my decision!). Presumably the new scheme will be based on their current contracted wage?

Looks like there's no option to top-up under the new scheme, so employees will have to bear the cost of 1/3 of unworked hours. I fear that if we want to keep wages at current levels, we'll have to give the scheme a miss. Don't think wages of 77% of 80% (i.e. 61.6%) of their pre-Covid salaries would go down too well. 

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By SXGuy
25th Sep 2020 06:24

Can't see anyone wanting to take it up unless they really have loss working hours tbh

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By Paul Crowley
25th Sep 2020 08:30

The real issue as I understand it is once entered, no redundancies

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By ireallyshouldknowthisbut
25th Sep 2020 09:02

6.30pm tonight I imagine based on the previous announcements.

or same time next Friday.

Scum like us are not allowed weekends.

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By the_drookit_dug
25th Sep 2020 09:24

Will probably have already accepted that the scheme's not worth it come that point...

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