Furlough wages – status when company in administration

September 2020 | Commercial

The CA recently had to consider the inter-relationship between the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the ‘adoption’ of some 13,000 contracts of employment by administrators under the Insolvency Act 1986 in relation to beleaguered retailer Debenhams. Specifically, the issue was whether by paying only the amounts which may be claimed under the CJRS …

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