Martin Lewis has made his name for his money saving expertise, and he is the founder of the website of Money Saving Expert. Yesterday, the financial journalist answered questions sent in by people affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, during the Ask Martin segment on This Morning. Following the phone-in, Mr Lewis today took to Twitter to tell his followers about an update on furlough leave.
Yesterday, one viewer, Anne-Marie, asked whether she would be able to take furlough leave from her new job.
She explained that she has been on gardening leave, after resigning from her previous employer, and was due to start her new job in the near future.
Addressing people who have recently left a job, Mr Lewis wrote on Twitter today: “CONFIRMED: If u left a job after 28 Feb, that old employer can rehire you to furlough u. So if needed ask.
“We knew this worked for those made redundant, but Treasury’s just confirmed to us, this is allowed for those who left voluntarily (eg for a new…