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Eat Out to Help Out scheme set to start

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The government’s landmark Eat Out to Help Out scheme will start at the beginning of August and run throughout the month. The scheme was announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in his Summer Economic Update. It will provide a 50% reduction for sit-down meals in participating cafes, restaurants and pubs across …

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NIESR calls for furlough scheme to be kept open

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The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has called for the government to keep the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) open for longer. The CJRS is being wound down after helping support 11 million people through the crisis, and will come to an end in October. The NIESR …

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UK economy ‘still stuck in first gear’

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The UK’s economy is ‘still stuck in first gear’, with many businesses operating at half their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) capacity, according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The BCC’s Coronavirus Impact Tracker found that over half of businesses were suffering from reduced demand. In fact, customer demand and possible future …