HMRC have started accepting claims for the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from today. Employers can apply for 80% of wages for staff that have been furloughed, Claims can be made 24 hours a day and monies will be paid direct into employers accounts. Click on the link below to app
I am pleased that thousands more employees will able to receive support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) after the eligibility date was extended to 19 March 2020 and the scheme will run through to June 2020, Click on the government website link below to read more:
Our schools are working very hard to support the families of critical workers. Many will see a drop in income from paid services such as breakfast clubs, paid school meals and the hiring out of school halls for community events.
Many of my constituents are raising concern about the length of time taken for promised financial support to be available to the self-employed and local businesses. Please read my letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, sent today.
Local health officials, council leaders and Shropshire MPs have written to Secretary of State for Health in a bid to secure urgently required equipment for health care provision. Please read the letter that has been sent to Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP.