From today almost everyone arriving in the UK will have to self-isolate for 14 days.
Tough choices loom. Choices which could set the tone of our politics and society for the next decade at least. So which way should we jump?
There’s been mounting opposition from MPs and the airline industry to the government’s plans to quarantine travellers to the UK.
The government could be paying the wages of millions of workers for months to come.
Non essential retailers in England will begin reopening next month
There are more terrible economic figures out today which the government’s financial watchdog have described – ominously – as just an “initial taste” of the impact of the coronavirus on the UK.
Rolls-Royce says it is slashing 9,000 jobs – almost a fifth of its workforce – as bosses warned it will take a long time for the airline industry to recover from the coronavirus crisis.
Prepare for a recession, that seems the inevitable conclusion after official figures showed output falling at the fastest rate since the depths of the financial crisis more than a decade ago.
The extension of the furlough scheme will be a lifeline for people whose workplaces have been shut down altogether – like hospitality and travel.
Workers in areas like construction and manufacturing in England have been ‘actively encouraged’ to return to work.
While most don’t have insurance policies that pay out the event of a pandemic, some say infectious disease clauses do cover them.
Just a week after British Airways announced it was axing almost a quarter of their staff, Virgin Atlantic have now said they too will have to cut thousands of jobs.
The bleak news came as the government came under fire from unions for its draft guidance on how people can safely return to work.
Two big business announcements this afternoon show the heavy toll the coronavirus crisis is having on the economy.
Business and Global Trade Correspondent Paul McNamara takes a look at the frightening economic warnings around coronavirus.