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If your household receives low income benefits, it is important to understand how a successful application could affect you. It is recommended that you seek advice from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) or similar before making an application.
Trade unions have been involved in the development of the scheme and may also be able to advise.
From 31 October 2020 onwards, all eligible workers should be placed on the UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which has re-opened to applications and has been extended until the end of April 2021.