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Coronavirus

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

More support needed for small firms with 50 days until EU transition

Small businesses face a “hugely difficult” winter.

Over 19,000 jobs created by kickstart scheme

4,359 applications were received from employers across Great Britain.

Self-employed sector faces ‘avoidable decline’, says IPSE

COVID-19 crisis leaves the sector at 4.53 million self-employed individuals.

Mortgage payment holidays extended for six months

Borrowers’ support extends as the coronavirus crisis deepens.

Lockdown support: November update

CJRS and the SEISS extended with England in second lockdown.

£1.1bn worth of BBL fraud suspected

Take-up of the scheme was “larger than expected”.

UK unemployment rises

ONS reported a 4.8% increase for the three months to September.

Government extends furlough scheme to end of March

Employees to receive 80% of salary for hours not worked.

BoE injects £150bn into UK economy

Stock of Government bonds will increase to £875 billion.

Self-employed to get more financial support

The third taxable SEISS grant increases to £5,160.