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The measures to handle or financial impacts of COVID-19.

Hospitality sees promising recovery in spring

Business confidence in the sector remains low, however.

Bank of England warns of insolvency crisis among SMEs

Insolvency timings will coincide with end to Government support.

14.5 million jobs supported since pandemic onset

Critics argue millions have been “excluded” from support.

COVID-19 loans hit total value of £80 billion

BBLS applications accounted for the majority of claims.

Post-pandemic job exodus could cost businesses up to £17 billion

The cost equates to £10,076 per business.

Employers start contributing to furlough payments

The furlough scheme begins winding down.

Furlough scheme begins winding down as scheduled

Chancellor Rishi Sunak rejects extension pleas as COVID-19 restrictions extend.

Chancellor rejects pleas for furlough extension

Furlough is to be phased out from 1 July.

Furlough figures fall to their lowest levels this year

The Treasury said its recovery plan ‘is working’.

HMRC updates process for furlough claims

Updated templates should make the system easier.