COVID-19: EARLY YEARS UPDATE - 15 June

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Latest update for early years settings - 15 June

dan barton

Dear All,

Today we have a brief bulletin for you with some updated guidance and information. Thank you, as ever, for the vital work you are doing for Cumbria’s youngest children, their families and communities.

Changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 July 2020

From 1 July, employers can bring furloughed employees back to work for any amount of time and any shift pattern, while still being able to claim CJRS grant for the hours not worked. Please click here for government guidance.

To check which employees you can claim for - click here.

Reflections on Re-opening Conference

Famly are hosting another free virtual conference tomorrow (16th July) on the issues the sector is facing currently - a chance to come together and reflect on what reopening has meant so far. You can sign up here.

Take care,

Dan Barton, Assistant Director - Education and Skills
Cumbria County Council