Manchester’s self-employed react to Chancellor’s aid package

Self-employed people in Manchester voice their concerns on the aid package announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. The coronavirus pandemic lockdown in the UK has brought economic hardships to many, but the self-employed were ignored in the earlier government aid packages. Over the last 20 years, self-employment has been a growing area of the workforce. In the North-West 13% of the work force are self-employed. Chancellor Rishi Sunak, revealed an aid package on 26 March to help with the economic stresses of the self-employed who were left without work and with no way to access the other government assistance programs that … Continue reading Manchester’s self-employed react to Chancellor’s aid package