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UK Betting and Gaming Council welcomes government support for workers

23rd March 2020 9:43 am GMT

The UK’s betting and gaming industry is set to benefit from new measures announced Friday by the government to protect workers and businesses during the COVID-19 shutdown.

The support package will see government cover up to 80 per cent of staff wages for a three-month period starting 1 March, up to a cap of £2,500 per month, alongside deferment of the quarter’s value-added tax (VAT) payments to the end of the year.

The government also unveiled a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme on [...]

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