FAQs: The Job Support Scheme

09 October 2020

Following on from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement on 24 September 2020 that the Government would be launching a new Job Support Scheme (JSS), to help support employers to keep employees in ‘viable employment’ over the coming Winter months, the CIPP’s Policy and research team has answered some of the most commonly asked questions on the topic, within the JSS FAQs.

The information provided centres on what has been officially confirmed so far, but further guidance on the more intricate details of the scheme will be issued in due course. As guidance evolves, the JSS FAQs will be updated accordingly, and members will also be notified of any changes or additions via News Online.

CIPP comment

If there are any questions you would like to submit in relation to the JSS, please don’t hesitate to contact the Policy and research team, at [email protected], and we can contact the relevant bodies to request an answer.


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