LATEST SINGLE ISSUE COVID UPDATES FROM GOV.UK

See latest single issue Covid updates from Gov.uk, below.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus and the social impacts on Great Britain: 26 June 2020

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Indicators from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey covering the period 18 June to 21 June 2020 to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on people, households and communities in Great Britain.

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9:30am, 26 June 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) related deaths by occupation, England and Wales: deaths registered up to and including 25 May 2020

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Provisional analysis of deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), by different occupational groups, among males and females aged 20 to 64 years in England and Wales.

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9:30am, 26 June 2020

Applying for a moratorium under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

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How to apply for breathing space to consider a rescue plan for your company, under measures to support companies and other types of business in financial difficulty.

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9:30am, 26 June 2020

Pay Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme grants back

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Find out how to pay all or some of your grant back if you’ve overclaimed through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

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9:58am, 26 June 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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Check if you can claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and find out how to claim.

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Pay Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme grants back page added.

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9:59am, 26 June 2020

Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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Claim for 80% of your employee’s wages plus any employer National Insurance and pension contributions, if you have put them on furlough because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Added a link in the ‘If you make an error when claiming’ section to a new page called ‘Pay Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme grants back’ which tells you how to pay back the grant to HMRC if you’ve overclaimed through the scheme.

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9:59am, 26 June 2020

Government introduces legislation to relieve burden on businesses and support economic recovery

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The government has introduced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in Parliament.

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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill received royal assent on 25 June and is now an Act.

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10:27am, 26 June 2020

Rules that have been relaxed to help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic

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A list of the rules that have been temporarily relaxed to make it easier for businesses to continue working through the disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Added information about changes to corporate insolvency and governance rules.

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11:38am, 26 June 2020

Virtual Events remain for now; greater flexibility of events to be offered in future

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Our top priority is supporting the nation’s economic recovery by moving casework forward as much as possible and ensuring customers continue to receive a service that is fair, open and impartial, and in a timely way.

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12:28pm, 26 June 2020

Domestic abuse safe accommodation: COVID-19 emergency support fund

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This prospectus provides prospective bidders with information on how to apply for funding and how the assessment process will work.

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Added outcome of the first cycle of the rolling fund.

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12:51pm, 26 June 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents

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This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.

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Updated to clarify that the reopening of VAC locations remains subject to local circumstances.

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12:58pm, 26 June 2020

Guidance on searching for archaeological finds in England during COVID-19

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Guidance for members of the public (including metal-detectorists) searching for archaeological finds in England during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Updated with latest government guidance on social distancing.

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1:21pm, 26 June 2020

£22 million emergency coronavirus funding for more than 540 sexual violence and domestic abuse charities

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Victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence are benefiting from £22 million of emergency funding to help organisations providing support during the pandemic.

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1:29pm, 26 June 2020

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill receives royal assent

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New measures will help to relieve the burden on businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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2:01pm, 26 June 2020

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

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How the measures introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act will affect your filings at Companies House.

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2:02pm, 26 June 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for UK businesses that trade internationally

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Guidance for UK businesses trading internationally.

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Updated as you no longer need to apply for an export licence to export personal protective equipment (PPE).

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2:10pm, 26 June 2020

Coronavirus: Environment Agency update

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The Environment Agency’s priority is to protect people and the environment, and to support those we regulate during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Section on waterways updated and new section added for restarting private sewage treatment plants.

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2:23pm, 26 June 2020

Destroying spoilt beer, cider, wine or made-wine during coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Find out about temporary changes to the destruction of spoilt beer, cider, wine or made-wine if you’re a brewer, cider producer, wine maker or publican.

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Additional guidance has been added for publicans destroying spoilt beer.

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2:25pm, 26 June 2020

NERVTAG: Viral dynamics of infectiousness, 8 June 2020

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Paper prepared by the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG).

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2:30pm, 26 June 2020

SARS-CoV-2 in the hospital environment and risk of COVID-19 nosocomial transmission, 31 May 2020

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Paper prepared by the Environmental and Modelling Group (EMG).

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2:30pm, 26 June 2020

COVID-19 Alert Levels and public behaviour changes, 27 May 2020

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Paper prepared by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE).

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2:30pm, 26 June 2020

Preventing outbreaks in forgotten institutional settings: What are we missing?, 28 May 2020

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Paper prepared by academics.

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2:30pm, 26 June 2020

CO-CIN: Ethnicity and outcomes from COVID-19 in UK hospital patients using the ISARIC WHO Clinical Characterisation Protocol – prospective observational cohort study, 28 May 2020

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Paper prepared by the COVID-19 Clinical Information Network (CO-CIN).

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2:30pm, 26 June 2020

Update on Immunology of SARS-CoV-2, 3 June 2020

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Update paper prepared by academics on on immunology of SARS CoV2.

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2:30pm, 26 June 2020

YouGov/CO COVID-19 Public Attitude Research, 18 March 2020

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Paper prepared by YouGov and the Cabinet Office.

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2:30pm, 26 June 2020

COVID-19: Guidance for managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms

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Guidance for owners and operators of playgrounds and outdoor gyms to enable their use from 4 July while minimising the transmission risk of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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2:31pm, 26 June 2020

Domestic abuse: get help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

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Find out how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.

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Added more specific information about how to get help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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3:11pm, 26 June 2020

Prime Minister’s virtual summit on Hidden Harms

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The Prime Minister led a virtual summit on Hidden Harms.

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3:37pm, 26 June 2020

Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the UK

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The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the UK.

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Updated figures.

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3:43pm, 26 June 2020

Help and support if your business is affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Watch videos and register for the free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus.

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A new YouTube video has been added about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, including flexible furloughing.

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4:32pm, 26 June 2020

COVID-19: guidance for food businesses

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Advice for food businesses in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the UK.

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Updated guidance to include new section on prevention of infection and revised section on management of outbreaks including contact details for health protection teams.

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4:36pm, 26 June 2020

British nationals stranded in Chile returned to the UK

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People travelled from all over the country, including from Easter Island and towns 2,000 km away from Santiago, to take the charter flight.

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4:37pm, 26 June 2020

Slides and datasets on coronavirus: 26 June 2020

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Slides and datasets on coronavirus.

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5:00pm, 26 June 2020

Slides, datasets and transcripts to accompany coronavirus press conferences

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Slides, datasets and transcripts from press conferences at 10 Downing Street in response to coronavirus.

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Addition of slides and datasets for 26 June.

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5:03pm, 26 June 2020

Student number controls

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The measures to protect students and universities during the coronavirus outbreak, including temporary student number controls and additional places.

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Updated details on how to apply for places – applications for nursing, midwifery and allied healthcare have been extended until 17 July 2020 and applications for initial teacher training (ITT) and courses of strategic importance have now closed.

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5:03pm, 26 June 2020

Green light for COVID-19 trial recruitment

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The MHRA has approved the recruitment of further participants for a clinical trial by the University of Oxford

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6:39pm, 26 June 2020

Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine not licensed for coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment

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Recent media reports have suggested that chloroquine can protect patients from coronavirus or treat COVID-19, the illness caused by a coronavirus.

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Box on MHRA suspends recruitment to COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trials deleted, as our guidelines have changed

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6:42pm, 26 June 2020

Coronavirus press conferences quality and methodology information report

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Quality and methodology information for data slides presented at the coronavirus press conferences.

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8:34pm, 26 June 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for local government

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Guidance for local councils during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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added: COVID-19: Guidance for managing playgrounds and outdoor gyms

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11:13pm, 26 June 2020

Government unveils £200 million package to help innovative businesses bounce back

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The Sustainable Innovation Fund will help companies recovering from the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive.

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12:15am, 27 June 2020

Support for university research and innovation during coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The UK’s research work plays a vital role in our economic prosperity but is at risk from a range of income losses as a result of coronavirus.

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12:15am, 27 June 2020

Government to protect UK research jobs with major support package

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Two support packages will give greater job protection to thousands of researchers, scientists and technicians working at UK universities during coronavirus (COVID-19).

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12:15am, 27 June 2020