United Kingdom - COVID-19: Government pays 80% of salaries - March 31, 2020

The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that the government would help to pay wages of companies as part of a programme of support for working, self-employed and unemployed people, as well as businesses. The government will cover 80% of the salary of workers who would otherwise be laid off to a total amount of £2,500 (€ 2,832) a month.

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