Support for those affected by Covid-19

More information about the package of measures announced at Budget 2020 to support public services, individuals and businesses affected by Covid-19

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The Budget has announced a plan to provide support for public services, individuals and businesses affected by Covid-19. This publication gives further detail on the measures announced by the Chancellor including additional funding, Statutory Sick Pay changes, and an increase in the Business Rates retail discount for one year.

Published 11 March 2020
Last updated 9 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated information on the factsheet and HTML.

  2. Updated with new number for HMRC's helpline.

  3. Updated fact-sheet information.

  4. Updated call to action.

  5. Added call to action redirecting to full government guidance page

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