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Employment & Self-Employment Coronavirus Help

If you're worried about work during the coronavirus crisis, this guide looks at your rights, whether you're an employee or you're self employed, including who's eligible to be furloughed.

30 March 2020

Government to organise rescue flights for Brits stranded abroad

The Government and commercial airlines have formed a new arrangement to rescue tens of thousands of Britons stranded abroad by coronavirus, the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced.

30 March 2020

Carluccio's collapses into administration

Italian-inspired restaurant and deli chain Carluccio's has entered administration, due to problems "exacerbated by Covid-19"

30 March 2020

Rent-to-own retailer Brighthouse collapses

Rent-to-own chain Brighthouse has collapsed into administration after shops had to be shut due to coronavirus

30 March 2020

Coronavirus life-in-lockdown help

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus, warning the public "you must stay at home". This means events both big and small will be cancelled across the UK. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these issues and more.

30 March 2020

Coronavirus Financial Help & Rights

Many are worried about the UK impact of the coronavirus on their ability to pay bills and even stay in their home. This guide tells you what help's out there if you can't pay bills or pay loans or credit cards back.

30 March 2020

Next, River Island and TK Maxx stop taking online orders

Three major high street retailers have voluntarily closed their online stores in the wake of the UK lockdown to protect staff working in warehouses and distribution centres

28 March 2020

Amigo Loans suspends most new lending due to coronavirus

Subprime lender Amigo Loans will temporarily only accept new applications to borrow from key workers in "emergency situations", blaming the move on the coronavirus

27 March 2020

Homebuyers and renters urged to delay property moves

The Government has urged those with imminent house moves to delay their moving date while measures are in place to stop the spread of coronavirus

27 March 2020

Halifax and Barclays cap lending on many mortgages amid coronavirus lockdown

Halifax and Barclays have withdrawn many mortgages from sale this week, making it harder for borrowers with lower equity or deposits to get a new deal, as the impact of coronavirus starts to spread to the housing market.

26 March 2020

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