Coronavirus Tests for Essential Workers

The Health Secretary has announced that all essential workers will now be able to get access to a test, including everyone in their household.

Test slots will be released on a daily basis and it is also possible to get a home test if you can't travel to a test centre.

New Business Support Finder Tool

The Government has launched a new business support finder tool which allows firms to find out easily what support is available to them.

All you have to do is fill in a short survey to be directed to all the financial support you and your business may be eligible for.

Job Retention Scheme Extended

Richard has welcomed the news that the eligibility date for the Job Retention Scheme has been extended to the 19th March.

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.