There was widespread coverage today on new temporary measures introduced by the Business Secretary to prevent landlords from using aggressive methods to collect rent from High Street shops during the coronavirus lockdown.
A newly created vaccine taskforce was the lead story in many papers over the weekend and continuing into today several papers after it was, announced by the Business Secretary in the daily press briefing at No10 on Friday.
The Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, has thanked workers and businesses across the country for ‘answering the call to action’ in tackling the coronavirus pandemic in an op-ed for The Sun on Sunday.
On Saturday 28 March there was widespread media coverage of an announcement that staff who might have forfeited annual leave due to Covid-19 could carry it over for 2 years.
Today’s papers cover the announcement to remove red tape to get vital supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the NHS frontline.
Today the Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, has written in The Daily Telegraph about the support on offer from the government for businesses, saying that it should be enough to enable firms to avoid laying off staff during the outbreak.