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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

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 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

Coronavirus 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

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

Government unveils income support for millions of the self-employed

The self-employed will be able to apply for taxable grants worth up to 80% of their average monthly profits to combat loss of income due to the coronavirus pandemic

26 March 2020

NHS and social care workers to get free staff car parking during coronavirus outbreak

NHS and social care staff working in hospitals are to get free car parking for the duration of the coronavirus outbreak

26 March 2020

Broadband providers share ways to boost speed during the coronavirus outbreak

Broadband firms have got together with telecoms regulator Ofcom to help people boost their internet speeds during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 March 2020

Drivers to get six-month MOT extension due to coronavirus

Drivers who have an MOT due from Monday 30 March will be granted a six month extension due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Transport Secretary has announced

25 March 2020

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