What help the government has announced for the construction sector – and how to apply for support

The Telegraph | Mar 26, 2020 at 5:18 PM
  • The government is facing growing pressure to stop non-essential construction work to help tackle the spread of coronavirus.
  • All UK businesses can defer VAT payments for three months; from March 20 2020 to June 30 2020.
  • The Chancellor announced in his Budget that all SMEs would be able to reclaim the cost of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for 14 days for each employee, the maximum amount of time the Government recommends workers may need to self-isolate to protect from Covid-19.