Unemployment rises to 5.1 per cent as ‘furlough extended’

Unemployment has risen again to a five-year high of 5.1 per cent as Rishi Sunak prepares to extend the huge furlough scheme for months more. Official figures showed that in the three months to December the rate went up by 0.1 per cent compared to the equivalent period to November. The increase – hitting younger … Read more

Covid lockdown UK: Rishi Sunak ‘to extend furlough until July’ in next week’s Budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to extend the Government’s massive furlough scheme until at least July after Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled an ultra-cautious roadmap for easing the third lockdown. The Chancellor is expected to pump huge sums of money at next week’s Budget – the first the Government has presented to the Commons since … Read more

Boris hints massive furlough could be extended AGAIN to June

Boris Johnson gave a strong hint that the massive furlough scheme could be extended again today as he unveiled an ultra-cautious ‘roadmap’ for easing lockdown.  The PM insisted the government will ‘continue to do whatever it takes to protect jobs’ for the ‘duration of the pandemic’, despite already having spent more than £280billion on the … Read more

Love Island’s Olivia and Alex Bowen, Kem Cetinay and Gabby Allen claiming furlough cash

Love Islanders such as Kem Cetinay and Gabby Allen are claiming furlough cash for their businesses, despite raking in millions since leaving the show. Also making the most of the Covid scheme are villa couple Olivia, 27, and Alex Bowen, 28, who are thought to have a combined wealth of £4.4million. The companies ran by the … Read more

Love Island’s Olivia and Alex Bowen, Kem Cetinay and Gabby Allen claiming furlough cash

Love Islanders such as Kem Cetinay and Gabby Allen are claiming furlough cash for their businesses, despite raking in millions since leaving the show. Also making the most of the Covid scheme are villa couple Olivia, 27, and Alex Bowen, 28, who are thought to have a combined wealth of £4.4million. The companies ran by the … Read more

Rishi Sunak plans to extend furlough- style support for businesses hit by Covid until AUTUMN

Rishi Sunak plans to extend furlough- style support for businesses hit by Covid until AUTUMN after telling Tory MPs it needs to last beyond summer for nightclubs Chncellor told MPs that support for businesses need to last beyond the summer Mr Sunak will present the furlough as an ‘offset’ to tax raises, Tory MPs say … Read more

Rishi Sunak plans to extend furlough- style support for businesses hit by Covid until AUTUMN

Rishi Sunak plans to extend furlough- style support for businesses hit by Covid until AUTUMN after telling Tory MPs it needs to last beyond summer for nightclubs Chncellor told MPs that support for businesses need to last beyond the summer Mr Sunak will present the furlough as an ‘offset’ to tax raises, Tory MPs say … Read more

Covid UK: Rishi Sunak ‘to use March 3 Budget to EXTEND furlough’

Rishi Sunak will announce at the Budget on March 3 that the Government’s furlough scheme will be extended to the summer, it was claimed today.  The Chancellor is also preparing to prolong a business rates holiday for the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors, according to the Financial Times.   A year-long business rates holiday is due … Read more

Rishi Sunak ‘will use the Budget on March 3 to EXTEND furlough’

Rishi Sunak ‘will use the Budget on March 3 to EXTEND the furlough scheme to the SUMMER at a cost of at least £10billion and keep business rates holiday in place for retail and hospitality sectors’ Chancellor Rishi Sunak is said to be preparing to extend the furlough scheme Was due to finish at the … Read more

Cara Delevingne and family have claimed from the furlough scheme for property business

Millionaire Cara Delevingne and her family are claiming cash from the Covid furlough scheme for their property business. The model, 28, is a director of the family’s company, Harvey White Properties Ltd, alongside her father Charles, 71, and two sisters Poppy, 34, and Chloe, 35.  According to The Sun, the business, which has an impressive portfolio of … Read more