Covid-19 – Emergency measures announced

Read our Business Support document (Click to download) - Updated 6th May 2020 Covid-19 – Emergency measures announced In the last few days, the Government has made major announcements about help for small businesses and individuals affected by coronavirus. Below is a summary of the significant points, although details are awaited as to how some of these schemes may be accessed. The following measures were announced in the Budget and have not (to date) been updated. Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) to be paid from the first day of absence, not the fourth, where people have the virus or have to self-isolate, or care for such people.Support through Universal Credit and Employment and Support Allowance for self-employed people and others not entitled to SSP.Full funding of the cost of two weeks’ SSP for small and medium-sized...
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