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More small businesses set to benefit under CBILS
As a result of UK Government and industry lobbying, more small businesses can benefit from loans under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) from 30th July 2020.
Could ending the furlough scheme spark a surge in unemployment
In a recent report, NIESR hailed the Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme but called on the Chancellor to extend it into next year to preserve jobs.
Chancellor ‘has drawn line under helping workers excluded from virus support’
Last week, the Treasury Committee stressed that over a million people have not received support from the Government.
What does it take to develop a vaccine?
Most vaccines must go through the same process before they are ready for use on the public.
Working age households ‘suffer worst income shock since mid-1970s’
Government support has cushioned the shock for millions of people, but the Resolution Foundation warned further income shocks could be on the horizon.
Huge boost to business and jobs worldwide if nature prioritised: WEF
Earlier this week the World Economic Forum (WEF) published the “future of nature and business” report which highlights how governments and businesses can build back better from the economic fallout of the pandemic and tackle the nature and climate crisis, creating hundreds of millions of jobs worldwide.
Covid-19 test kit delivery drones receive funding boost
The UK Space Agency and ESA have awarded funding to projects using space-enabled technologies that can support the NHS response to coronavirus.
Bounce Back Loans worth £31.7bn handed to small businesses
New figures from the Treasury show that 1.05 million Bounce Back Loans have been approved so far.