The Chancellor announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The scheme allows businesses to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis.
HMRC have been working to develop this scheme, and have now published further details on GOV.UK. They are aiming to have the scheme open by the end of April 2020. More detailed guidance will be published closer to the time and they will provide updates through online channels
Guidance for employers is available on GOV.UK.
Guidance for employees is also available on GOV.UK.