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The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) has called on the Chancellor to make "crucial" changes to the CJRS, the first of which is to look at extending the scheme beyond 31 March to the end of June.

PRIMARY Excluded News & Events Image Cards (3)-2Under current plans, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is set to end in March 2021 - but there have been fresh calls for the government to look at extending the scheme beyond this, to help businesses plan and to continue to protect jobs as the COVID-19 crisis continues, particularly in the first half of 2021.

Peter Cheese,  Chief executive of CIPD, said, “Extending the Job Retention Scheme to the end of June will give businesses the certainty they need to protect jobs while the vaccine is being rolled out"

READ  MORE: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/1371854/rlough-rishi-sunak-extend-scheme-vaccine

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