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Coronavirus

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

UK economy ‘could shrink by 14%’ in 2020

Bank of England predicts biggest annual decline on record.

Most firms ready to restart within three weeks

Small businesses and B2B firms could be ready sooner.

Self-employed to start claiming coronavirus grants

Income support scheme opens ahead of schedule.

New grants for shared-property businesses

Scheme plugs gap in government support.

More firms access business interruption loans

25,652 applications were successful up to 28 April.

Businesses get VAT help reminder

Direct debits should be cancelled before 7 May.

COVID-19 triggers surge in will-writing demand

Archaic law presents an exceptional challenge for validating wills.

Coronavirus support: what’s changed in April?

Updates to the furlough scheme, loans and more.

Lenders grant 1.6m mortgage payment holidays

Average homeowner frees up £755 a month.

New microloans revealed for small firms

Loans of up to £50,000 available from 4 May.