‘Hasty’ furlough scheme ‘left room for fraud’ say MPs

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Nearly one in ten furloughed staff were asked to work

But the NAO said that a fraud hotline set up by the tax authorities, HMRC, received over 10,000 reports of contraventions, while its own survey, conducted by Ispos Mori, found 9% of furloughed workers had continued to work at the request of their boss.

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