Working during furlough: What is and isn't legal? Joanna Chatterton writes in TTG

May 6, 2020

The government’s furlough scheme has been a lifesaver for many UK employers, but businesses in the travel sector are frustrated at its lack of flexibility.

Furloughed employees should not be working and have to be furloughed for at least three weeks.

Breaching the requirements could lead to businesses repaying the monies provided under the furlough scheme and having to deal with HMRC imposing fines, penalties and charging interest. So, what exactly are the rules on furloughed employees working?

This article was published in TTG on 6 May 2020. Please click here to read the full article


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