Labour Business Chair Hamish Sandison makes the health case for extending the Brexit transition, arguing that while there’s a strong economic argument for a Brexit delay, there is an even stronger health argument – not to stop Brexit but to concentrate on tackling the virus first.
A package of measures has been offered to the self-employed with the offer of grants of up-to £2,500 being offered. (Also, there has been agreed delay in the payment of VAT, which should help many companies with their cash-flow). This is in-line with what is being offered to companies to furlough their employees. However, there has been a slight difference in presentation of this offer. Employers are being offered sums to pay their employees to safe guard jobs.
Paul Hendrick Labour Business Treasurer This article first appeared on LabourList, and can be found here. Much of the framework of support for business during the coronavirus pandemic has focused on a variety of loan schemes – principal amongst these
By Praful Nargund Labour Business Member, CEO, CREATE Fertility and abc ivf We run fertility clinics across the UK and in Denmark, having pioneered IVF treatment that is more natural, safe and affordable. When I wrote last time, our sectors had
Dr Liz Hind, Chair of the Women in Business Policy Group, attended a hearing of the BEIS Select Committee on the impact of Coronavirus on businesses and workers on March 13th Here is her report.