Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: UK Government Releases Yet More Information

    View Author April 2020

    On the afternoon of 15 April 2020, the government released yet another version of the guidance for employers and employees on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme). The Chancellor also issued a “Treasury Direction”, which sets out the legal framework for the Scheme and makes it clear that HMRC is responsible for the payment and management of amounts to be paid under the scheme. So what have we learned today?