Coronavirus

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

Furlough scheme ends after 18 months

Around 1m people were still furloughed.

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Govt. introduces £750m live events insurance scheme

It will cover costs in the event of cancellation.

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Applications for ‘fifth-and-final’ SEISS grant open

Self-employed taxpayers have until 30 September 2021 to submit their claims.

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Mortgage borrowing hits highest-ever monthly level

Borrowing stood at £17.9 billion in June 2021.

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Hospitality sees promising recovery in spring

Business confidence in the sector remains low, however.

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Bank of England warns of insolvency crisis among SMEs

Insolvency timings will coincide with end to Government support.

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14.5 million jobs supported since pandemic onset

Critics argue millions have been “excluded” from support.

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COVID-19 loans hit total value of £80 billion

BBLS applications accounted for the majority of claims.

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

The cost equates to £10,076 per business.

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Employers start contributing to furlough payments

The furlough scheme begins winding down.

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