The Chancellor of the Exchequer set out a Plan for Jobs to Parliament on 8 July 2020. This is the Plan for Jobs and supporting documents.
The government state this will support the UK’s economic recovery while continuing to prioritise people’s health by:
- introducing a new Job Retention Bonus to encourage firms to keep on furloughed workers
- supporting jobs with direct help to find work and to gain the skills people need to get a job
- protecting jobs in the hard-hit hospitality and accommodation sectors and at attractions by supporting demand for these businesses, giving them confidence to reopen
- creating jobs with action to get the property market moving, to increase and bring forward infrastructure investment, and to make homes greener, warmer and cheaper to heat.