UK throws lifeline to self-employed hit by coronavirus

CyprusMail | Mar 26, 2020 at 7:55 PM
  • The British government will pay grants to self–employed people who have lost their livelihoods because of the coronavirus lockdown, further extending an unprecedented package of measures to prevent the economy from collapsing.
  • The cap of £2,500 per month is the same as that for employees in the package of measures announced previously.
  • The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self–Employed welcomed Sunak’s plans.