How does the Land Army application process work?Applicants begin by applying to join the new Land Army on a Government website, and are asked questions such as whether they have a driving licence. … [Read more...] about Romanian fruit and veg pickers head to UK after just 200 out the 50,000 applicants sign up for Land Army – as government ramps up call for more volunteers over fears crops will rot
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Sir Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust and Sage member said in a Twitter post that he 'agreed with John' on the clear science advice, appearing to reference Sage colleague Professor John Edmunds, who said on Friday the Government was 'taking risks' by relaxing measures from Monday … [Read more...] about ‘Don’t tear the pants out of it!’ Government adviser Prof Van-Tam warns public not to abuse liberties and risk pushing R rate above 1 when lockdown is eased and says ‘we’re at a very dangerous moment’ after huge crowds swarm beaches in 82F temperatures
Income-tax deferrals: Self-assessment income tax payments, that were due in July, can be deferred to the end of January next year. Rent support: Businesses who are struggling to pay their rents are protected from eviction until the end of June. Coronavirus business interruption loan scheme: SMEs can get loans and overdrafts of up to £5million for up to six years and the government will guarantee up to 80 per of these. Grants of up to £10,000: Small firms can get grants of up to £10,000 to help with ongoing business costs. VAT payments: VAT payments can be deferred for three months. Tax bill help: SMEs that cannot afford their tax bills can ask HMRC for a “time to pay” arrangement so any debt collection is suspended. Business rates holiday: A 12-month business rates holiday has been introduced for many businesses. Most read in Money … [Read more...] about Is the self-employed government grant scheme going to get extended like furlough to October?
Payment holidays are being offered for up to three months on credit cards and loans under guidelines published by the Financial Conduct Authority, the City watchdog. Mortgage repayment holidays can also be requested up until the end of October, with about 1.8m approved so far. … [Read more...] about UK banks granted 1.5m payment holidays on credit cards and loans
While restrictions across Europe have seen cases on the continent fall dramatically, the pandemic is hitting its peak in Brazil and Russia where the infection rate is spiralling. … [Read more...] about Apocalyptic virus from chicken farms could dwarf coronavirus and kill HALF world’s population, scientist warns