Friday, 25 September 2020

Many organisations won't be able to afford the replacement for the furlough system, which only gives employers a small discount on salaries and forbids redundancies.

A new job support scheme for businesses affected by the coronavirus is cold comfort to the arts and cultural sector, as organisations on a “financial knife edge” fear it won’t be enough to save them. Professional associations reacted strongly to Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement on Thursday, equally welcoming it as a lifeline for their workforces and deriding it as insufficient to secure... read more