Tista' taqra bil- Malti.
The British Government is going to pay up to 80% of the salaries of those employees who won’t be working because of the coronavirus outbreak. This totals to £2,500.
Rishi Sunak said that these are unprecedented measures that were part of the Government’s plans to protect employees’ jobs.
In Malta the Government has been criticised by a number of entities that said that the aid package being offered is not enough for people not to lose their jobs.
According to the BBC, companies in the UK have claimed that they might have to close down because of the coronavirus, and so, thousands of employees will be laid off.
Sunak said that the closure of pubs and restaurants will have “significant impact” on businesses.
The BBC Economy Editor has said that the British Government’s scheme is far more generous than schemes adopted in other countries, such as Scandinavia.
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