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Letter postponing a new recruit's start date because of the coronavirus outbreak

Author: Stephen Simpson

When to use this model coronavirus/recruitment letter

Use this model letter to delay a new recruit's start date because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Note: On 26 March 2020, the Government clarified that, to be furloughed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, an employee must have been on the employer's PAYE payroll no later than 28 February 2020 - see Notes.