December 4, 2020

UK unveils new plan to protect jobs

Issued on: 24/09/2020 – 22:46

The UK is setting up a new support programme to help those in its workforce that have been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. It may not be as generous as its previous furlough scheme, but the government says it needs to adapt to changing and evolving circumstances – and save those jobs it can. Also in the show: US unemployment claims rose last week as the labour market recovery stalled, and Austria prepares for a season of winter sports without après-ski festivities.