Extending the furlough scheme beyond the summer would be “costly and counterproductive”
Julian Jessop quoted in the Evening Standard
Jessop added that any extension to furlough pay beyond the lifting of restrictions was unnecessary: “Extending the furlough scheme much beyond the summer would therefore be both costly and counterproductive. It would lock people into jobs that are no longer viable and delay the adjustment to the ‘new normal’, whatever that may be“.
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