15 May The Government releases extra information and support
Further details of the five new ministerial-led task forces that have been set up to develop plans for how and when closed sectors can reopen safely, following publication of the UK’s roadmap to rebuild Britain.
Self-Employment Income Support Scheme:
The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme went live on 13th May, self-employed individuals or members of partnerships whose business has been adversely affected by coronavirus can apply for a grant worth 80% of their average monthly trading profits, up to a maximum of £7,500, paid in a single instalment. You can check eligibility using this link.
Safer Transport Toolkit:
As people are starting to return to work, a Safer Transport toolkit has been created for stakeholders to share to help inform the public on the necessary steps they should be taking to stay safe when they travel using any form of transport. Information here.