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Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Who's entitled to this year's extra bank holiday?

Back in November 2020, it was announced that there would be a few changes to bank holidays in 2022, due to the Queen’s upcoming Platinum Jubilee – the first time ANY British Monarch has reached this milestone.

The late May bank holiday will be moved to Thursday 2nd June and an additional bank holiday will take place on Fri 3rd June 2022 and applies to Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October

The UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October 2020. 

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