Chancellor confirms Covid-19 salary top-up scheme

Top-up scheme for next six months

Jenna Brown
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Photo: HM Treasury/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a salary top-up scheme designed to minimise job losses over the next six months will be introduced on 1November as tighter Covid-19 restrictions remain in place.  Speaking in the House of Commons, Sunak outlined the Job Support Scheme and more financial help for businesses this lunchtime (24 September). Sunak said the resurgence of coronavirus posed a "threat to the fragile economic recovery" and protecting jobs was the government's priority through ...

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