HMRC blocked thousands of furlough applications

HMRC has blocked thousands of applications for the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) due to fears that they were fraudulent. More than 30,000 CJRS applications have been rejected by HMRC, according to reports. At the end of June, 1,526 CJRS claims were rejected because the companies applying had ceased trading. An additional 23,899 applications … Read more

More than 800,000 workers are missing out on pension contributions

Research by the Resolution Foundation into auto-enrolment enforcement by  has revealed  that over 800,000 workers (c.5% of all employees) who are eligible to receive a workplace pension have either not been enrolled at all by their employer, or are receiving contributions that are less than the minimum required level. It seems that many of these … Read more