Furlough navigator tool

The government has extended the Job Retention Scheme until the end of September 2021. Use the furlough navigator to make HMRC claims as simple and stress-free as possible.

  • checkExtend employees’ furlough or add new employees to the scheme—even if they haven’t been previously furloughed.
  • checkDownload regular reports to see exactly who’s on furlough and use it to submit wage claims quickly to HMRC.
  • checkAccess a library of furlough guides and resources, including furlough letter templates.
  • checkKeep all essential employee information and furlough letters in one place with unlimited storage for five years—in-line with government guidance.
  • check+ Get expert advice on furlough from our 24/7 employment law helpline, BrightAdvice.
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Get your HMRC furlough claims right

The government has extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) until the end of September 2021 to support UK businesses during further lockdown restrictions.

While this further financial support from the government is good news, it also means employers need to submit accurate information to HMRC to get furlough claims right—whether you’re keeping staff on furlough, or putting people on it for the very first time.

That’s where BrightHR’s furlough navigator comes in…

How the furlough navigator makes it easy

The furlough navigator tool helps speed up your JRS application process so you can make claims quickly and stay in-line with HMRC laws. Use the furlough navigator to:

  • checkRecord all your furloughed employees’ details in one place.
  • checkEasily access accurate information to make HMRC wage claims easy.
  • checkDownload regular reports so you can see who’s on furlough in an instant.
  • checkDiscover a library of furlough guides and letter templates.
  • checkStore all furlough letters securely for five years in-line with government guidance.

Get expert 24/7 advice on furlough and much more

BrightHR gives you everything you need to wrap your head around furlough. As well as our smart furlough navigator tool, you can get expert employment law support whenever you need it through our BrightAdvice helpline.

Our UK-based legal experts are here to take you through the whole furlough process, and they’re available 24/7 to answer any of your JRS questions.

Get your free demo today to see how BrightHR makes every step of the furlough process quicker and easier.

See BrightHR’s awesome software in action

Our short video tour walks you through BrightHR’s main features, including:

  • checkHoliday calendar and annual leave planner
  • checkLateness and sickness log
  • checkRota planner
  • checkTOIL tracker
  • checkUnlimited document storage.

In less than four minutes, you’ll see how BrightHR frees up your time and simplifies all your HR processes.

BrightHR's smart furlough navigator tool comes as standard in all packages…

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Disclaimer: The Furlough Navigator is a tool to assist employers with their submission of information to HMRC in respect of any furloughed workers. The Furlough Navigator tool is based on guidance published by the Government on its website ( which is regularly being updated.

The information provided by BrightHR Limited in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme does not amount to ‘advice’ and Bright HR Limited does not accept any liability or responsibility for the submission or accuracy of information provided to HMRC.

All claims submitted to HMRC remain the sole responsibility of the employer.