If you require additional support to help retain your employees because you are experiencing reduced business activity due to coronavirus (COVID-19) , then from 1 November 2020 you can agree a Job Support Scheme temporary working agreement with any eligible employees. From 8 December 2020 onwards, each month you will be able to claim a scheme grant in arrears to cover some of their usual wage costs for hours not worked in the prior month.
If you intend to claim then you should continue to pay your employees on their contractual payment date. You must not delay payment of wages to your employees until you have received your grant payment, doing so will make you ineligible to claim.
Depending on how your business has been impacted by coronavirus you can get different types of support through: