Further measures on social distancing

The below is taken from BBC news


The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just announced a major ramping up of Coronavirus measures. Including:

Summary of latest government announcements

Restaurants, bars, leisure centres, cinemas, gyms have been asked to close.

Avoid unnecessary travel and - where possible - work from and stay at home.

Government will help to support people’s wages.

Statement from Chancellor

This evening, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak, made another announcement. The message was clear - we are supporting you.

Please find the speech below:

Guidance on exams and grades for pupils

I know the decision to close schools has left many students and parents with many questions, particularly on what will happen about GCSEs and A levels. This is not an easy time for anyone but we are working hard to do all we can to help. 

Help for Businesses - Updated

I know a lot of businesses are suffering already and are worried about the impacts of Coronavirus, so I wanted to make sure you have the information available to you. 

Support for businesses who are paying sick pay to employees

Prime Minister's announcement and school closure

Here is a link to the latest update from the Prime Minister.

The Government announced that after schools shut their gates from Friday afternoon, they will remain closed for most pupils – for the vast majority of pupils- until further notice.

Chancellor's statement on support for Coronavirus

Do have a look at the video above for Chancellor Rishi Sunak's statement on the Government's support for the UK economy against Covid19.

I'll keep posting updates here and on my website over the coming days and weeks.

Health Secretary's statement on Coronavirus

Here is the text of an article from Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, on the current status of Coronavirus in the UK and the government's approach now we have moved on from the 'contain' phase to the 'delay' phase.