Nearly 9,000,000 Brits have been furloughed as bill approaches £20,000,000,000

Nearly nine million British workers are now being paid by the Government’s furlough scheme amid the coronavirus crisis. 

Roughly £17.5 billion has been claimed by more than a million companies, who have sent staff home as the country went into lockdown in a bid to slow the spread of the deadly virus.

As of Sunday the Government was picking up the wage bills of 8.7 million people, who are unable to do their jobs because of the pandemic, according to figures released today....
source: Metro

2020-06-02 19:15
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