United Kingdom - COVID-19: Support for self-employed and vulnerable people - March 31, 2020

The Chancellor of the Exchequer set out a £12 billion (€ 13.6 billion) action plan in response to the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The package includes measures to support public services, individuals and businesses that may be affected by the outbreak. Measures will be taken to support the self­employed, those earning below the Lower Earnings Limit of £118 (€ 134) per week and a new £500 million (€ 567 million) Hardship Fund will directly support vulnerable people.

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