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UK fends off demands to give workers more virus support help

1 month ago   |   By Stl Today

LONDON - The British government fended off calls Tuesday to provide more financial support to businesses and workers who will suffer from its decision to delay lifting coronavirus restrictions in England by four weeks until July 19.
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UKHospitality Reacts to Confirmation of Delay to England Lockdown Easing

UKHospitality Reacts to Confirmation of Delay to England Lockdown Easing

1 month ago   |   By Hotel News Resource

The trade body has urged the Government to waste no time in providing details of how it will safeguard the future of thousands of venues and hundreds of thousands of jobs. It called for clear, comprehensive measures to ensure an end to the lockdown, with a particular need to counter the impact of the resumption of business rates payments in July.
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UK govt urged to extend worker support after reopening delay

1 month ago   |   By Chron

LONDON - The British government fended off calls Tuesday to provide more financial support to businesses and workers who will suffer financially from its decision to delay the relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England by four weeks to July 19.
Although many coronavirus restrictions have been eased in recent weeks that's allowed large parts of the U.K. economy to reopen, a number of businesses, particularly those in the hospitality and entertainment sectors, have not been able to do so because it was not financially viable. After months of planning, those businesses had been...
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