Get help with the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme


Check if you can claim for your employees’ wages

If you’re an employer and are eligible to claim for furloughed employees, you can:

If you’re an employee you can check if your employer can use the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

If you’ve made an error in a Coronavirus Job Retention scheme claim, find out what to do if:

Ask HMRC online

Ask HMRC’s digital assistant to get a quick answer to your query.

If the digital assistant cannot give you an answer, it can pass you to an HMRC adviser if they’re available.


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Due to measures put in place to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) we have fewer advisers available to answer your calls.

Contacting HMRC unnecessarily puts our essential public services at risk during these challenging times.

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