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The Institute of Directors is calling for help for companies and entrepreneurs currently "falling through the cracks" of government support during the coronavirus crisis.

The government has announced a relaxation of UK insolvency laws to enable UK companies undergoing a rescue or restructure process to continue trading, giving them breathing space that could help them avoid insolvency.

The CIPD and Simplyhealth have said that employers need to check in with employees - including those working remotely - to support their mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has given details of a new scheme to help self-employed people that are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The government has yet to announce any measures to help the UK's five million self-employed, many of whom have lost work during the coronavirus crisis.

Aimed at small businesses, the scheme will offer interest-free loans of up to £5 million for 12 months.

The government has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and has said that all "non-essential premises" must now close.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an unprecedented package of measures to protect millions of jobs and incomes during the coronavirus outbreak.

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced an “unprecedented” package of measures to support businesses and workers, including the Coronavirus job retention scheme.

Contractors and business groups have welcomed a delay to the roll-out of the IR35 off-payroll tax changes that were due to be implemented in April.