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The Job Retention Scheme Module - Calculation videos

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This article contains videos covering the calculations the Job Retention Scheme Module performs in Sage 50cloud Payroll.


To help you understand the calculations in the Job Retention Scheme Module, we've put together some handy videos.

If you'd like to read more detail about the calculations, check our Job Retention Scheme Module calculations guide >

The information below is based on Government guidance that reflects the rules up 31 October 2020.


Calculate pay for an employee whose earnings vary

Employer's pension and NI calculation

Calculate furlough pay when paying in arrears

Why is the furlough pay value higher than the reference earnings?

How salary sacrifice impacts furlough pay calculations

Calculating pay for part-furloughed pay periods

Flexible furloughing - From July 2020

Calculations from September 2020

Calculations from October 2020

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