- Small businesses face a “hugely difficult” winter.
- 4,359 applications were received from employers across Great Britain.
- COVID-19 crisis leaves the sector at 4.53 million self-employed individuals.
- £14 billion could be raised by doubling rates and cutting exemptions.
- Borrowers’ support extends as the coronavirus crisis deepens.
- CJRS and the SEISS extended with England in second lockdown.
- Take-up of the scheme was “larger than expected”.
- ONS reported a 4.8% increase for the three months to September.
- The scheme is due to take effect from 2023.
- Employees to receive 80% of salary for hours not worked.