The much-needed and expected statement from Chancellor Rishi Sunak was made this afternoon. He said that self-employed workers can apply for a grant worth 80 per cent of their average monthly profits to help them cope with the financial impact of coronavirus.
Another day in the coronavirus saga. With resources at full stretch, the Government launched an urgent appeal for 250,000 volunteers to help the NHS. Staggeringly, by the end of today, that number had been surpassed.