Chancellor creates scheme to cover 80% of employees’ salaries

20 Mar 2020 @ 5.45 pm
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The Chancellor has announced that the Government will pick up “most of” the wages of workers.

Rishi Sunak said: “I have a responsibility to make sure that we protect, as far as possible, people’s jobs and incomes.

“Today I can announce that in the first time of our history, the Government is going to step in and help pay people’s wages.

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