Further Treasury Direction made in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

19 April 2021

The Treasury has published a further Direction in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

This allows the CJRS to be extended for the period commencing 1 May 2021 and ending on 30 September 2021. The schedule to the latest Direction provides for the tapering of the support in the claim periods of July, August and September 2021. Additionally, it extends the Real Time Information (RTI) cut-off date to 2 March 2021.

Claims for the period of May 2021 can be submitted from today (19 April 2021).

As a reminder, the upcoming deadlines for future claims is as follows:

Claim for furlough days in

Claim must be submitted by

April 2021

14 May 2021

May 2021

14 June 2021

June 2021

14 July 2021

July 2021

16 August 2021

August 2021

14 September 2021

September 2021

14 October 2021


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