Updated Support for Businesses

This evening, the Chancellor made further announcements on the package of targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

The package of measures to support businesses now includes:

Further details on exams and grades announced

The department for Education has just issued further details on the arrangements for exams and grades following the announcement  that exams have been cancelled to fight the spread of coronavirus.

Information can be found here.

Schools closing from Monday

Today, the Government has announced that schools will be closed from Monday but will still be allowing attendance from children of key workers to ensure public services can continue to operate.

Updated Travel Advice

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) now advises British people against all non-essential travel worldwide. This advice takes effect immediately and applies initially for a period of 30 days. See Travel advice: coronavirus (COVID-19)  for full guidance.