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UK Govt's furlough scheme has helped one million businesses to survive the coronavirus outbreak

1 month ago   |   By Herald Scotland

ONE million businesses across the UK have claimed £15 billion from the UK Government's Coronavirus furlough scheme to cover the wages of 8.4 million staff unable to work during lockdown, new official figures show.
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Furlough scheme: UK government paying wages and self-employed earnings for 10.7 million people

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Almost one-third of workforce now paid by the state, as Rishi Sunak prepares to announce changes
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Coronavirus: 8.4 million UK workers furloughed as businesses claim £15bn from government scheme

Coronavirus: 8.4 million UK workers furloughed as businesses claim £15bn from government scheme

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

One million UK businesses have claimed £15bn from the government's coronavirus job retention scheme to cover the wages of 8.4 million furloughed workers, official figures show.
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