A brief update from the latest Government daily briefing.

  • bars, cafes, restaurants are to close after tonight but you will still able to offer takeaway.
  • Theatres, leisure centres, cinemas and gyms also to close.
  • Government to provide grants of up to 80% of wages to businesses to retain staff (up to £2,500 a month) via HMRC. The employer will need to apply for this.
  • VAT payments deferred for this quarter.
  • No self assessment payments for self employed due until January 2021.
  • Self employed will also have access to the same statutory sick pay as employees.
  • Business Interruption loan repayment with no interest extended from 6 months to 12 months
  • Universal credit to increase by £1000 over 12 months

We will provide more update once we know more.


About Eirlys Jones

Eirlys is the Commercial Director at North Wales Tourism and can be contacted at eirlys.jones@gonorthwales.org.uk or connect with her on LinkedIn you can also follow her on Twitter @EirlysJones5