On 20 April, the Government launched the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Between launch and midnight on 22 April HMRC has received:
•Covering 3.2m employees*
•Amounting to £3.75bn
* these are rounded figures and some people may be included more than once if they’ve been furloughed for more than one pay day or have more than one furloughed job.
Employers can apply here