Government WILL provide cash bailout for National League clubs

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden is overseeing the Government bail-out to aid non-league clubs National League clubs will receive an emergency cash bail-out from the government to allow their season to start this weekend, at a cost to the taxpayer of upto £3m a month. The controversial £20m handout will mean the three leagues – the National … Read more Government WILL provide cash bailout for National League clubs

Government WILL provide cash bailout for National League clubs

We wrote to you in May this year setting out the financial crisis facing football clubs, and particularly those in the English Football League (EFL), because of the loss of match-day revenue resulting from the government’s policies to combat COVID-19. We also detailed a game plan that could be put in place to prevent this. … Read more Government WILL provide cash bailout for National League clubs

Government will introduce total social lockdown if Covid numbers do not fall

A total social lockdown for London and parts of the North could be on the cards if Covid infection rates do not fall.   Pubs, restaurants and bars would be forced to shut for at least two weeks and households would be banned from meeting each other in any indoor location under the new emergency plan.  … Read more Government will introduce total social lockdown if Covid numbers do not fall

Government will use saliva-based tests to check 4.5million people a day

Spit for Britain! Government will use saliva-based tests to check 4.5million people a day for Covid by December as part of £100bn Operation Moonshot Companies putting forward ideas make ‘3.0 million saliva collection kits per day’ Saliva test allows people to avoid uncomfortable swabs currently being used Operation Moonshot pledged increase tests by around 12-fold by … Read more Government will use saliva-based tests to check 4.5million people a day

Government science adviser says third coronavirus wave ‘entirely possible’

Government science adviser says coronavirus lockdowns will only ‘defer the problem’ rather than solve it, as he warns it is ‘entirely possible’ there will be a third wave of infections next year Professor Mark Woolhouse sits on one of Government’s expert Covid-19 panels He said it is ‘doubtful’ a vaccine will be ready for mass … Read more Government science adviser says third coronavirus wave ‘entirely possible’

Government will use saliva-based tests to check 4.5million people a day

Spit for Britain! Government will use saliva-based tests to check 4.5million people a day for Covid by December as part of £100bn Operation Moonshot Companies putting forward ideas make ‘3.0 million saliva collection kits per day’ Saliva test allows people to avoid uncomfortable swabs currently being used Operation Moonshot pledged increase tests by around 12-fold by … Read more Government will use saliva-based tests to check 4.5million people a day

Boss of Sage calls on Government to boost talent pool

Support: Steve Hare also wants backing for small business owners Steve Hare, the boss of one of Britain’s largest technology companies, takes a deep breath as he prepares to answer one of the great conundrums about his sector: how can the UK create its first trillion dollar tech giant?  The chief executive of Sage, the … Read more Boss of Sage calls on Government to boost talent pool

Lockdown fury in Marseille as government orders sudden closure WITHOUT consulting local authorities

Marseille has been left ‘astonished’ after it was plunged into a second lockdown amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases across France. The strict new rules have angered local officials who said they had not been consulted as authorities put the country’s second city on maximum alert. The move, which was announced by health minister Olivier … Read more Lockdown fury in Marseille as government orders sudden closure WITHOUT consulting local authorities

Sir Patrick Valance, The wealthiest mandarin in Whitehall who took a £600,000 pay cut for government

The wealthiest mandarin in Whitehall: How Boris’s covid guru Sir Patrick Vallance took a £600,000 pay cut to join government but bought a £1.8million house in cash (and is now set for another windfall – thanks to a £600,000 stake in vaccine search company) By Dan Sales For Mailonline Published: 18:17 BST, 25 September 2020 … Read more Sir Patrick Valance, The wealthiest mandarin in Whitehall who took a £600,000 pay cut for government

Million people back under lockdown in Spain after government extends restrictions

Authorities in Madrid are expanding restrictions on movement to a further eight areas of the Spanish capital, which is leading the country’s contagion curve. More than 850,000 residents in 37 neighbourhoods have been confined to their areas this week unless they have a reason to go elsewhere. But those limitations will now be expanded to 160,000 … Read more Million people back under lockdown in Spain after government extends restrictions