Report says 16 to 24-year-olds will struggle to find work when the furlough scheme ends this month

The jobs crisis caused by coronavirus is set to hit up to one million young people within weeks, creating a ‘Covid generation’ who will struggle to find work, according to new research. Leading labour market expert Paul Gregg, professor of economics and social policy at Bath University, claimed almost one million 16 to 24-year-olds who … Read more Report says 16 to 24-year-olds will struggle to find work when the furlough scheme ends this month

Report says 16 to 24-year-olds will struggle to find work when the furlough scheme ends this month

The jobs crisis caused by coronavirus is set to hit up to one million young people within weeks, creating a ‘Covid generation’ who will struggle to find work, according to new research. Leading labour market expert Paul Gregg, professor of economics and social policy at Bath University, claimed almost one million 16 to 24-year-olds who … Read more Report says 16 to 24-year-olds will struggle to find work when the furlough scheme ends this month

Coronavirus UK: Dame Louise Casey says two-thirds furlough scheme does not ‘cut it’

Ex-homelessness tsar claims people in Liverpool will have to ‘PROSTITUTE themselves to put food on the table’ because government’s Covid cash schemes for workers won’t ‘cut it’ Government funded 80% of workers’ wages until August under furlough scheme The scheme is now winding down until it is closed at the end of the month  Dame … Read more Coronavirus UK: Dame Louise Casey says two-thirds furlough scheme does not ‘cut it’

YouTuber Zoella Sugg buys £2m Brighton loft after using taxpayers’ cash to furlough staff

Multi-millionaire YouTube star Zoella has splashed out nearly £2m on a trendy ‘New York loft-style’ office – while claiming thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money to pay her office manager Multi-millionaire YouTube star Zoella has splashed out nearly £2m on a trendy ‘New York loft-style’ office – while claiming thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money … Read more YouTuber Zoella Sugg buys £2m Brighton loft after using taxpayers’ cash to furlough staff

YouTuber Zoella Sugg buys £2m Brighton loft after using taxpayers’ cash to furlough staff

Multi-millionaire YouTube star Zoella has splashed out nearly £2m on a trendy ‘New York loft-style’ office – while claiming thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money to pay her office manager. MailOnline revealed last week that the highly successful vlogger – real name Zoe Sugg – was paying her £25,000-a-year ‘girl Friday’ Holly Macey from the … Read more YouTuber Zoella Sugg buys £2m Brighton loft after using taxpayers’ cash to furlough staff

Coronavirus UK: Dame Louise Casey says two-thirds furlough scheme does not ‘cut it’

Ex-homelessness tsar warns people will have to ‘prostitute themselves to put food on the table’ as she says UK is facing ‘period of destitution’ because two-thirds furlough won’t ‘cut it’ Government funded 80% of workers’ wages until August under furlough scheme The scheme is now winding down until it is closed at the end of … Read more Coronavirus UK: Dame Louise Casey says two-thirds furlough scheme does not ‘cut it’

Millionaire businessman’s company ‘used furlough scheme cash to pay staff who were still working’

A multi-millionaire businessman’s company has been accused of using money from the Government’s coronavirus furlough scheme to pay staff who were still working. Workers at Russell Canner’s engineering firm Proform Group claimed the company used the funds to pay staff while keeping them on shifts, meaning 80 per cent of their wages were covered by … Read more Millionaire businessman’s company ‘used furlough scheme cash to pay staff who were still working’

Millionaire businessman’s company ‘used furlough scheme cash to pay staff who were still working’

A multi-millionaire businessman’s company has been accused of using money from the Government’s coronavirus furlough scheme to pay staff who were still working. Workers at Russell Canner’s engineering firm Proform Group claimed the company used the funds to pay staff while keeping them on shifts, meaning 80 per cent of their wages were covered by … Read more Millionaire businessman’s company ‘used furlough scheme cash to pay staff who were still working’

Who is eligible for the new furlough scheme, how much will they be paid and when does it start? 

Rishi Sunak unveiled a new, expanded job protection scheme today as more and more areas of the UK appear set to head into lockdown. The Chancellor announced that his Job Support Scheme (JSS) unveiled only last month as part of a now scrapped Winter Economic Plan, was being beefed up. He was forced to act after large … Read more Who is eligible for the new furlough scheme, how much will they be paid and when does it start? 

Liverpool Mayor says ‘Saint’ Rishi Sunak’s new furlough scheme is ‘not generous’ enough

The Mayor of Liverpool has slammed ‘Saint’ Rishi Sunak’s new furlough scheme as ‘not generous’ and accused him of treating the North of England with ‘disdain’. Under furlough mark two, workers can claim two-thirds of their wages up to £2,100 from the UK Government if coronavirus restrictions require their employers to pull down the shutters. … Read more Liverpool Mayor says ‘Saint’ Rishi Sunak’s new furlough scheme is ‘not generous’ enough