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Chancellor warned of redundancies as furlough scheme ends

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The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) ends today (30 September) after supporting millions of workers during the pandemic. The government said the wages of more than 11 million people were subsidised for at least some of the scheme’s duration at a cost of around £70 billion. There is now …

Staff shortages could continue for two years, warns CBI

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Labour supply problems could last for up to two years and will not be solved by the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned. The CBI said that although a lack of HGV drivers has dominated the headlines, the challenge extends to many other skilled professions. Marrying skills policies …