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Government's self-employment support scheme extended – what you need to know

The Government's Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended and will pay out another single grant covering three months, the Chancellor has announced today. It's also said this will be the final grant from the scheme

29 May 2020

Government announces furlough scheme changes – what you need to know

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a series of changes to the Government's furlough scheme today, including workers being able to go back part-time from July. Here's what you need to know

29 May 2020

Coronavirus Finance & Bills Help

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.

29 May 2020

Coronavirus Life-in-Lockdown Help

The Prime Minister has unveiled sweeping restrictions on public movement to tackle the spread of coronavirus. This has had a huge impact on daily life, affecting everything from weddings and train travel to music events and sport. To help, we're working flat out to answer your questions on these topics and more

29 May 2020

MSE launches 'Academoney' financial education course with the Open University is today launching the The Academoney, or more formally the MSE Academy of Money - a new, free adult online financial education course provided jointly with the Open University

21 May 2020

Government furlough scheme extended until October

The Government's furlough scheme will be extended to the end of October, the Chancellor has announced

12 May 2020

Hundreds left baffled after being rejected by HMRC's self-employed support scheme tool

Hundreds of people have told MSE that they have been rejected by HMRC's eligibility tool for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, despite believing they fit the eligibility criteria

6 May 2020

Nearly a quarter of employees now paid via furlough scheme

Nearly a quarter of UK jobs are now being paid for by the Government's furlough scheme

5 May 2020

Coronavirus furlough scheme opens for applications

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme went live this morning

20 April 2020

Furlough scheme extended by one month

The Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which allows firms to furlough employees and have 80% of their wages paid by the Government, is to be extended by one month

17 April 2020

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