In the latest turn of events, the United Kingdom government pledges a humungous aid for Coronavirus hit business.
The Coronavirus pandemic has gradually conquered almost the whole globe. Due to this global health crisis, daily life and economic activities have been suffering tremendously.
Keeping the scenario in mind, authorities are trying to mitigate the impacts of this worldwide health emergency on commercial activities.
The latest effort in this regard is reported to be the announcement of a multibillion-dollar plan of stimulating the economy by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, and his administration.
Rishi Sunak, British Finance Minister has confirmed the news of that government of United Kingdom will pledge £330 billion ($398 billion) in the securities and bonds aid for Coronavirus hit business in supporting businesses across U.K. Sunak furthers that this on-going crisis of Coronavirus has compelled the British government to consider carrying out an approach that might have been considered unimaginable weeks ago.
Sunak referred to the coronavirus outbreak as an emergency for public health and the British economy. He stated that the government has looked at various aspects of this crisis of the economy, so it has planned to provide relief efforts.
Furthermore, the Finance Minister has also stated that small businesses can access the cash grants of up to £25,000 (about $30,200) to sustain them amid this health and economic crisis. Mortgage providers would have to provide mortgage holidays for people who are in difficult circumstances for up to three months.
Regarding the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), the Finance Minister stated that the whole system is under enormous pressure, and the government would be there to provide whatever support is needed.