The House of Commons will reconvene on Tuesday, 21st April, and the Speaker has made accommodations so parliamentary business can function with a combination of social distancing measures and videoconferencing to ensure that MPs can carry out their duties with minimal disruption.
The Government has today announced that thousands of employees will be able to receive support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, following the extension of the eligibility date to Thursday, 19th March.
The Chancellor has announced a £750 million package of support to ensure charities can continue their vital work during the coronavirus pandemic. Tens of thousands of charities will benefit from the scheme, ensuring they can meet increased demand and allow them to continue operating.
The Government has released a comprehensive new leaflet with its stay-at-home guidance. Included is guidance on self-isolation, support for business and workers, and instructions for those still travelling to work.
The Government's Small Business Grant Scheme was announced by the Chancellor, The Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak MP, to support small businesses that were in receipt of small business rates relief, rural rate relief and tapered relief.
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