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Bank pumps another £150bn into economy as rates held at 0.1%
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to expand its quantitative easing programme by £150 billion.
Support for self-employed extended as England prepares for lockdown 2.0
Support available for self-employed people whose earnings have been hit by coronavirus will increase as a result of England’s second lockdown.
Furlough scheme extend to December as England heads into second lockdown
The Government will extend furlough payments at 80% for the duration of the new national lockdown measures in England, Boris Johnson has said.
Trial of driverless car technology launched in Oxford
Six autonomous cars are travelling on a nine-mile route between the city’s main railway station and Oxford Parkway station.
More than half a million UK firms ‘significantly distressed’ amid pandemic
New figures indicate a 9% jump in the number of companies in significant distress since March.
Aerospace slump hitting manufacturing although signs of growth elsewhere – CBI
The latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Industrial Trends Survey showed volumes continue to fall but orders are flat overall.
Sunak pledges billions to support firms and workers hit by coronavirus restrictions
The Chancellor said he hoped the support would help the country in pulling together over the coming months.
UK debt levels hit new highs not seen since 1960
The latest ONS stats show the public sector borrowed £36.1 billion in September.