The chancellor is preparing to unveil an overhaul of his emergency aid scheme for small businesses (SMEs) amid warnings about a deluge of insolvencies as… Read More »Coronavirus: Sunak to overhaul SME loan scheme
Britain is calling up 3,000 reservists for a six-month mobilisation to help in the fight against coronavirus and is putting their civilian employers on notice.
Hospitals have been told to test as many staff as possible for coronavirus after Health Secretary Matt Hancock removed a cap on the number of… Read More »Government ditches cap on NHS staff being tested for coronavirus
A cabinet minister has insisted the UK is making “significant progress” in boosting coronavirus testing despite hundreds of thousands of NHS staff still not being… Read More »Government insists ‘significant progress’ amid questions over coronavirus tests
Donald Trump has said the UK was facing “catastrophic” results before it changed strategy in the fight against coronavirus – as one of his experts… Read More »UK’s initial coronavirus plan would have been ‘catastrophic’, says Trump
Full-time workers who voluntarily changed jobs in recent weeks will now be eligible for the government’s wage subsidy, if their old employer agrees to put… Read More »Treasury ‘clarifies’ support for workers in coronavirus outbreak
The first batch of British-made ventilators to treat coronavirus patients will be rolled out to the NHS next week, Michael Gove has said.
Ministers have been forced into a crisis rethink of the way coronavirus tests are bought after it emerged the NHS in England and Wales were… Read More »Whitehall takes charge of COVID-19 tests after row between England and Wales