Boris Johnson Conservative & Labour election manifesto impact on small businesses

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce later today about the government’s autumn and winter plan for managing the Covid-19 pandemic.

The plan will set out a renewed focus on vaccines and hints at the potential of another winter lockdown.

Johnson is also expected to repeal parts of the Coronavirus Act, which includes the power to:

  • Close down the economy
  • Potential of a winter lockdown as a ‘last resort’ if cases continue to rise
  • Impose restrictions on events and gatherings
  • Return to work-from-home
  • Mandatory wearing of face masks

Health Secretary Sajid Javid will lay out the plans in a statement in the House of Commons later today.

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