'It would pay for one worker': tier 2 businesses on latest Covid funding

Hospitality and leisure bosses welcome grants but remain wary of uncertain future

Businesses in areas of England subject to tier 2 restrictions have welcomed extra support measures announced by the government but say the future still looks bleak if Covid-19 restrictions persist.

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, said on Thursday that firms in tier 2 areas would be eligible for monthly grants of up to £2,100 and an increased government contribution to workers’ wages under the job support scheme.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: 'It would pay for one worker': tier 2 businesses on latest Covid funding ———