May 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Grants for 3.8 million self-employed open for applications

Financial aid for an estimated 3.8 million self-employed is opening for applications - with promises of payments within six working days.
May 12, 2020

Hundreds of firms suspected of pressuring furloughed staff to work

Hundreds of companies are suspected of fraudulently claiming furlough money from the government while pressuring their employees to continue working.
May 12, 2020

Prosecution threat for firms who fail to make premises ‘COVID secure’

Companies are being threatened with prosecution if they do not make premises "COVID secure" for returning workers. 
May 12, 2020

Estate agents to reopen as England’s housing market returns

Restrictions on the property market and construction sector, designed to combat the spread of coronavirus, are being relaxed.
May 12, 2020

McDonald’s announces phase two of plan to reopen its restaurants

McDonald's is to reopen 30 drive-through restaurants next week, the fast food chain has announced.
May 12, 2020

When you are being told to wear a face mask

Masks are for the protection of others rather than yourself
May 12, 2020

Haven keeps holiday parks closed into summer season

Company's 40 parks throughout the UK will stay shut until at least the start of July
May 12, 2020

The dangers lurking behind decision to extend virus furlough scheme

It is fair to say the main reaction from businesses and trades unions to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's extension of the government's Job Retention Scheme has been one of relief.
May 12, 2020

Coronavirus: How to stay safe at work, on transport and visiting shops

As the government introduces measures to ease the lockdown in England, the public are having to adapt again to a new way of life.
May 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Upper Crust asks investors to waive £27m payout

The catering group behind the Upper Crust brand is in talks with its top shareholders about the cancellation of a £27m dividend as it tries to conserve cash during the global COVID-19 crisis.
May 12, 2020

Governments can learn from consumer psychology when it comes to public health messaging

People are more receptive to a caring tone than fighting talk.
May 12, 2020

Teenage boy dies from new inflammatory condition linked to Covid-19

Doctors who treated the 14-year-old said the condition is similar to Kawasaki disease - a rare disease mainly affecting young children