Eustice grilled on changing furlough scheme as unemployment could increase by 'thousands'

GEORGE EUSTICE received a grilling on the UK Government's plans to change the furlough scheme during an interview with Sky News Stephen Dixon.

The Environment Secretary was quizzed on the impact of ending or making significant changes to the furlough scheme. The Sky News host argued it could impact "tens of thousands" of jobs across the UK.

Mr Dixon said: "The Institute of Directors in their survey says that if you move towards this scheme where employers will be asked to pay 20 percent of that 80 percent cost of furloughing a member of staff....the survey says that 25 percent of companies think that will lead to...
source: Express

2020-05-29 11:17
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