Covid: Wales lockdown job support gap a barrier to firms


Covid: Wales’ lockdown job support gap ‘a barrier to firms
A gap between the start of Wales lockdown and the UK government’s new Job Support Scheme is a “significant barrier” for firms trying to survive, a business group has said. A scheme to cover 67% …


Coronavirus morning headlines as Wales goes into lockdown
There are concerns about a gap between the start of Wales’ new lockdown on Friday and the UK Government’s new Job Support Scheme on November is a “significant barrier” for firms trying to survive …


Wales lockdown: Businesses affected by Covid offered …
Businesses in Wales hit by coronavirus will be offered £140m in grants, Economy Minister Ken Skates has said. Nearly two-thirds of Wales’ population are now living under lockdown after new …


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Preparing for stricter Covid-19 lockdowns: A guide for …
As England’s three-tier restrictions come into force and the government faces increasing pressure to ‘circuit break’ the rising number of coronavirus infections, we take a look at how employers should prepare for the impact of stricter lockdowns. Coronavirus infections are at their highest rate since June. Today, a further 19,724 coronavirus cases were reported in […]


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Covid in Wales: Welsh Government economy minister to give …
The rate of unemployment in Wales from May to July was 3.1%, compared to 4.1% for the whole of the UK, latest figures show, which Mr Skates said was because Wales had “the most generous package …


COVID-19 BAME Socio-economic Sub Group Report … – gov.wales
The First Minister’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) COVID-19 Socio-economic Sub Group’s Report places race inequality in Wales in the context of COVID-19. It provides a clear framing of many of the issues we need to address and forms an important foundation for the Race Equality Action Plan.


Taxi and private hire vehicle guidance | GOV.WALES
Self-employed Income Support. If you are self-employed and coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected you, the scheme will allow you to claim a taxable grant. For further information and how to apply please visit: COVID-19 Self-employment Income Support Scheme. Business support. Financial support packages are available to employees and businesses …