At the Prime Minister’s daily press conference on the COVID-19 Pandemic, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented a number of emergency measures to assist businesses with retaining their employees amid the economic downturn. Assistance has also been provided to the self-employed.
The Chancellor described these measures as ‘unprecedented in the history of the British state’ and one of the most ‘comprehensive’ economic responses in the world
Below we summarise the measures which you or your business should be aware of:
Corona Virus Jobs Retention Scheme
Measures for the Self-Employed
Should you have any further questions or require any assistance with your employment arrangements during this difficult period, please contact either one of our Co-Heads of the Employment team, Partners Tamara Ludlow or Ewan Keen.
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