22nd October 2020
Government extends support for businesses and staff during pandemic.
Rishi Sunak has announced additional Government support for companies and workers affected by Covid restrictions by making further changes to the Job Support Scheme (JSS), which is due to commence on 1 November 2020 and run for a period of six months. The changes build on measures announced by the chancellor earlier this month.
The two major changes to the scheme are:
The following additional support measures have also been announced:
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