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Furlough misuse investigations

To speak to one of our specialist tax or business crime lawyers, please contact us.

The furlough scheme, alternatively known as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, has been a lifeline for many businesses throughout the pandemic. However, HMRC has made it clear that they will investigate thoroughly any claims that a business has misused the scheme. In fact HMRC has announced a new enforcement unit with 1,000 inspectors to fully investigate such claims.

How can we help?

With extensive experience of advising clients facing investigations by HMRC, our specialist Tax Investigation Team works in conjunction with our expert team of Employment Law specialists to offer you an holistic legal service, supporting you through any allegations from HMRC of misuse of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Please visit our Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme errors, misuse and adjustments page to learn more about how we can help you.

Webinar – Furlough: did you get it right?

On 27 May 2021 Kuits furlough experts, Robert Levy, Kevin McKenna, Wendi Bussin and Claire Treacy answered the key business questions on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, commonly known as the furlough scheme.

The team discussed everything from the common misconceptions with furlough, ongoing business risks, and the consequences of misusing the CJRS and the severe risks if you don’t seek legal advice quickly. 


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