The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has now gone live.
It enables employers to claim for 80% of their employees' salaries (plus NI and pension contributions) if they have been furloughed as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
It is a grant, not a loan.
I do hope everyone is well, and coping with the new measures.
Thank you for staying home when you can and maintaining social distancing when you need to leave your home. The video above shows why it is so important in our fight against this coronavirus.
Northumberland Communities together
Northumberland County Council has launched it's Communities Together hub to ensure those who are unable to leave their homes receive the support they need.
18 March Covid-19 update
Latest Covid-19 advice
What are our priorities?
Yesterday the Prime Minister chaired an emergency COBR meeting and updated the British people on the Government’s ongoing efforts to tackle Covid-19.
The government has pledged £750 million to ensure VCSE can continue their vital work supporting the country during the coronavirus (COVID
Advice for seasonal agricultural workers coming to England to work on farms and their employers.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement at the coronavirus press conference on 3 June 2020.
Press conference slides used by Sir Patrick Vallance.
How the government assesses offers of COVID-19 tests from developers for procurement and use in the UK.
If you want to make an LPA now, you can still do so while observing government guidance on social distancing, self-isolating and shieldin
Find out about the ways people can make certain decisions for you or do certain things on your behalf
The Home Secretary delivered an oral statement to the House of Commons on health measures being introduced at the border in response to c
A guide to help waste collectors prioritise their collection services during the coronavirus pandemic.
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock gave the 2 June 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the coronavirus p