Pub and restaurant bosses welcome Rishi Sunak’s ‘new furlough scheme’

Pub and restaurant bosses today welcomed Rishi Sunak’s ‘new furlough scheme’ to help those in the hospitality sector – as others warned it will still be a tough winter for many.  The Chancellor has unveiled yet another bailout in a bid to boost support for stricken businesses struggling under Tier Two lockdown and the self-employed. … Read more Pub and restaurant bosses welcome Rishi Sunak’s ‘new furlough scheme’

Pub and restaurant bosses welcome Rishi Sunak’s ‘new furlough scheme’

Pub and restaurant bosses today welcomed Rishi Sunak’s ‘new furlough scheme’ to help those in the hospitality sector – as others warned it will still be a tough winter for many.  The Chancellor has unveiled another bailout worth billions of pounds in a bid to boost support for stricken businesses under Tier Two lockdown and … Read more Pub and restaurant bosses welcome Rishi Sunak’s ‘new furlough scheme’

Postman will pick up your parcels for 72p during regular delivery rounds under new mail scheme

Postmen will pick up your parcels for 72p during regular delivery rounds under new mail scheme Royal Mail’s Parcel Collect service will see postmen pick up parcels from homes   Households will be charged 72p per item on top of postage costs for the service  Sellers and shoppers can send or return items by post without leaving … Read more Postman will pick up your parcels for 72p during regular delivery rounds under new mail scheme

Postman will pick up your parcels for 72p during regular delivery rounds under new mail scheme

Postmen will pick up your parcels for 72p during regular delivery rounds under new mail scheme Royal Mail’s Parcel Collect service will see postmen pick up parcels from homes   Households will be charged 72p per item on top of postage costs for the service  Sellers and shoppers can send or return items by post without leaving … Read more Postman will pick up your parcels for 72p during regular delivery rounds under new mail scheme

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

Is the ‘green home’ scheme becoming a waste of energy?

Households wishing to take advantage of Government’s new green home improvement scheme say they are struggling to find approved installers By Lily Canter, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:52 BST, 17 October 2020 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 17 October 2020 Households wishing to take advantage of the Government’s new green home improvement scheme say they … Read more Is the ‘green home’ scheme becoming a waste of energy?

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’

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’