The helpline has seen an increase of 160 per cent compared to last year.
Professionals are questioning whether all these cases were done intentionally.
From August onwards, employers have to contribute towards furlough payments.
“How would it be paid for?”
“New laws coming in to force will ensure furloughed workers are not short-changed.”
9.5 million people are on furlough costing the Treasury £31.7 billion.
“If you stand by your workers, we will stand by you.”
Employers predict that staff will be reluctant to return to work.
17 per cent of non-furloughed workers say their employer is not communicating swiftly enough.
Read Philip Pepper’s pointers, partner at the law firm, Shakespeare Martineau.
Employers are targeting women more than men to ‘furlough fraud’.
With furloughed and remote working adding to the feeling of employee disengagement.
Women aged 25 and under are at the biggest risk.
This amendment will only be viable for companies who have already furloughed other staff.
8.9 million workers have been put on furlough which costs £19.6 billion.