The Chancellor announced the following additional support measures for business in his statement on 22nd October.
- Enhanced Job Support Scheme – For staff having to work part-time due to Coronavirus, the Government to pay up to 61.66% of wages for those hours not worked.
- Local authority administered grants for the hospitality and leisure sectors in tier 2 and 3 areas.
- Increase in the Self-Employed income support grant from 20% to 40% of earnings
More details can be found here
The chancellor’s full statement can be found here: