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Martin's video: How many people will REALLY be helped by the Chancellor extending the furlough cut-off?

In a new piece of video analysis, founder Martin Lewis explains that while more employees may be eligible for support from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme after the eligibility date was extended to 19 March 2020, the change may not help quite as many people as the Government claims.

What's this analysis based on?

The data Martin bases his analysis on in his video is based on the fact that polls done by Martin (shown below) suggest that fewer than 50% of the people who started work in March are going to be eligible for help because of the date change.

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