The support to the self-employed 8 is increasing from 40% of trading profits to 80% for November.

SEISS is calculated over 3 months so this increases the total grant from 40% to 55% of trading profits for November to January and the max grant increases to £5,160.

Grants will also be paid faster than previously planned – with the claims window opening at the end of November rather than the middle of December.

The increase means £4.5bn of support for the self-employed between November and January.

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