25 Sep 2020

The businesses that feel left behind by Sunak’s jobs support scheme

Senior Political Correspondent

A day after the Chancellor unveiled his latest Job Support Scheme, the economic cost of the coronavirus crisis was laid bare again as government debt hit a record high of more than two trillion pounds.

The new jobs plan is designed to replace the furlough scheme with something cheaper, whilst still stemming mass unemployment by supporting so-called “viable” jobs, but some industries feel they’ve been left behind.