Employment Legislation

Job Retention Scheme Bonus: Who is Eligible?

Legislation

Job Retention Scheme Bonus: Who is Eligible?

Due Date

February 2021

Summary

The government has introduced a Job Retention Bonus of £1,000 for every furloughed employee who remains continuously employed through to the end of January 2021 that businesses can apply for.

Employees must earn above the Lower Earnings Limit (£520 per month) on average between the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the end of January 2021. Payments will be made from February 2021.

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