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Crisis | Martin Lewis shares devastating news on furlough rules

Martin Lewis shares devastating news on furlough rules

Since the coronavirus outbreak swept across the UK, employers have had to close their doors and cease some business actions, which has resulted in a huge number of employees being furloughed and, in some cases, made redundant. In fact, earlier this month it was revealed that almost a quarter of employees in Britain had been furloughed and placed on the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention scheme, according to figures released by HMRC. It also went on to share that a total of 6.3million jobs have been temporarily laid off by 800,000 companies, with claims amounting to £8billion by May 3, reported The Guardian. The impact furlough has had on workers in the UK has been damaging, with research indicating that these workers have been hit hardest. In a study carried out by Barnett...

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