[UK] Claim For Wages Through The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

11 MAY 2020

There have been many updates to the above guidance since it was first published:

  1. 20th of April 2020 - first published
  2. 23rd of April 2020 – “Using an agent to do PAYE online” section updated
  3. 27th of April 2020 – updated with information about how to claim for 100 or more furloughed employees and the type of bank account details to use
  4. 30th of April 2020 - updated with information on what to do if one or more employees does not have a National Insurance number

On the 7th of May 2020 it was updated for a fifth time.  The update is as follows:

If you do not finish your claim in one session, you can save a draft. You must complete your claim within 7 days of starting it.

Global Payroll Association Comment

Despite the fact that it is impossible for employers and agents to keep up with the latest guidance, we agree that this is a very welcome change.