The £70bn UK Government programme comes to an end on Thursday after supporting millions of UK workers.
Furlough was the price the UK Government has paid to avert mass unemployment.
Almost one million workers expected to be still receiving support through the financial scheme at the end of September.
HM Revenue and Customs says around 340,000 people moved off furlough during the month of July.
The number of UK workers on payrolls rose by 182,000 between June and July to 28.9 million.
More than 300,000 people are still on furlough in Scotland.
Union criticises decision to place staff on furlough at Falkirk care home where 22 residents died with Covid-19.
Although it has been vital for business, it has been hard on workers, an Edinburgh hairdresser said.
Bernard Ponsonby on another u-turn by the UK treasury on furlough.
Finance secretary accused the Treasury of denying request for full furlough 'at any point' it is needed north of the border.
The scheme has been extended for a month as England enters a four-week lockdown.
A new job support scheme will replace furlough in November but is only designed to protect jobs deemed 'viable'.
A new job support scheme will see the Treasury help employers cover the full-time wages of people working 'viable' jobs.
Scottish Government analysis found extending the scheme until next June would bring major economic benefits.
The Scottish Hospitality Group has warned the sector is already 'on life support' with 90,000 jobs at risk.
Survey of Scottish businesses found more than 50% expect decrease in workforce when scheme ends.
Rishi Sunak's new job retention bonus may just move the redundancies cliff edge from October to January.
Employers who bring back and retain furloughed staff will be in line for a 'job retention bonus' later this year.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak also confirmed employers must start paying towards staff costs from August.
The Scottish Government signalled its support for a proposal to bar companies registered in tax havens from receiving bailouts.