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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Flexible Furlough

The revised scheme allows furloughed workers to work part-time, known as flexible furlough. This was expected to start on 1 August but was brought forward to 1 July, in recognition of employer support for partial furlough. Employers will of course need to pay their employees at their usual rate of pay for the days worked (and the employer NICs and pension contributions on that pay) and the remaining days will be paid under the scheme.

To qualify for flexible furlough:

  • Employees must be on a payroll on 19 March 2020
  • Employees must have been previously furloughed for at least 3 weeks
  • There is no requirement for them to be on furlough on 30 June 2020



Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Bonus For Employers

In the Chancellors Summer Statement, he confirmed that the government is introducing a new Coronavirus Job Retention bonus to reward and incentivise employers who continue to employ their furloughed employees through to the end of January 2021.

The bonus would be:

  • A one-off payment of £1,000
  • To UK employers
  • For every furloughed employee who remains continuously employed through to 31 January 2021.

 Employees must earn above the National Insurance lower earnings limit of £520 per month on average between 31 October 2020 when the CJRS ends and the end of January 2021.

The bonus payments will be made from February 2021.


We wish to advise you that we will be changing our office opening hours from next week.

From Tuesday 14 April both offices of Richard Edwards Group will be closing at 4pm on a daily basis and until working restrictions are lifted.

Please be reassured that we are still very much open for business to support you through these testing times.



MacMillan 2020


 At Richard Edwards Group we have always supported the amazing work of Macmillan, and our famous coffee mornings held annually have always been a roaring success. Over the years we have raised a staggering £6,250.

It is with sadness and a very heavy heart that this year, and due to the current restraints, the decision has been taken that we cannot host such an event safely.

However, as a team we will not be beaten.

Every single one of us will be taking part in the 26in26 challenge. This is walking 26 miles in either one go, or, over the course of 26 days.

We will be doing this with each other, with our families and our loved ones.

We will all be donating £10 each to take part, and collecting as much sponsorship as we can throughout the month of September.

We know this year has been a very difficult time for many, but, we also know this charity lays in the hearts of all of us. A donation no matter how big or small would be gratefully received. If you do feel you are able to contribute please make payments on line to the following:

Account Name: RE Group Accountants Limited
Sort Code: 60 09 29
Account No: 77048091

REF – Your Name and MACMILLAN

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We Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Check our website for updates and photo's. We will take you on our journey.

Together we can and will make a difference.

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