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Rishi Sunak defends emergency jobs scheme

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:08:34 GMT

Wages will be topped up for six months, but chancellor says it is "impossible " to say how many jobs will be saved.

Rishi Sunak: VAT cut to be extended for hospitality sector

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 14:29:26 GMT

The chancellor has announced that a VAT cut to 5% across hospitality and tourism will be extended.

Coronavirus: What help are self-employed getting from government?

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:35:13 GMT

What is being done for the five million self-employed people in the UK facing a sudden loss of income?

Rishi Sunak's post-furlough plan: At-a-glance

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:41:25 GMT

The chancellor sets out plans to protect jobs over the winter. Here's what you need to know.

Fraudsters 'caught me in a spider's web'

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:01:13 GMT

Banks warn that fraudsters are gathering personal details by exploiting the coronavirus crisis.