Latest statistics for Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme published

25 November 2020

HMRC has published the latest set of figures in relation to claims made under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

Total claims under the CJRS as of midnight on 15 November 2020 equated to £43 billion, which is an increase from the £41.4 billion recorded at the same time on 18 October 2020. 9.6 million jobs have been furloughed, which remains unchanged from data collected on 2 August 2020, and this is across 1.2 million employers, a figure which has stayed the same since 12 July 2020.

The CJRS evaluation strategy will be published by December 2020, and the findings of the CJRS evaluation report will be made public before the end of 2021.


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