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June 29, 2022
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A third of employees asked to commit furlough fraud in lockdown

New research on 2000 furloughed full time employees, suggests that a third of UK bosses are committing fraud and trying to ‘cash in’ by seeking to abuse the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (‘CJRS’) since lockdown. According to the survey by Crossland Employment Solicitors, 34 percent of employees have been asked by their boss to work while being furloughed by their company – an act of fraud under the current rules of the CJRS. The survey claims that a third of furloughed employees were asked to carry on doing their usual job, while 29 percent were told to undertake more administrative…
A third of employees asked to commit furlough fraud in lockdown

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