On 5th November the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced that the furlough scheme would be extended until the end of March 2021. Subsequently, the Treasury has published guidance confirming that the extended furlough scheme will operate similarly to how it did between March and October this year. Here are some key points about the current scheme:
We have provided an additional update on markets and investments during COVID which has a deep dive into the impacts globally. You can find this blog here.