COVID-19 Updates

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Plan for Jobs: Chancellor increases financial support for businesses and workers

The government has increased financial support for businesses to help protect jobs and livelihoods during Coronavirus restrictions.

– Increase in governmental contribution to wage costs under the Job Support Scheme, and business contributions drop to 5%

– Business grants are expanded to cover businesses in high-alert level areas

– Grants for the self-employed doubled to 40% of previous earnings

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Local Covid Alert Levels

The Prime Minister has announced the introduction of the Local Alert Levels of Very High, High and Medium for England – Lincolnshire currently falling in the Medium category.

Local COVID Alert Levels set out the information for local authorities, residents and workers about what to do and how to manage the outbreak in their area.

A postcode checker on Gov.uk will show which Alert Level applies in each area and the NHS COVID-19 app will also direct people to this information.

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