Thousands could be missing out on £173.75 from the Government

Thousands could be missing out on £173.75 from the Government

Hundreds of thousands of retirees could lose nearly £ 200 from the government, a charity has revealed. The charity, Independent Age, has said it could benefit many from poverty, especially during such troubled times during the pandemic. The pension credit can be used to supplement…

Government could give all adults £500 and children £250 to help economy

Government could give all adults £500 and children £250 to help economy

The Government is ‘considering’ plans drawn up by a think tank to give all adults £500 and children £250 in vouchers to help to spend our way out of the Covid crisis. According to reports in the Observer, the Resolution Foundation idea would see vouchers…

Government offers £14million to stop zoos putting down animals

Government offers £14million to stop zoos putting down animals

Funding is available to help struggling zoos ensure they do not have to carry out “unplanned euthanasia” of animals due to financial woes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Environment minister Rebecca Pow said the Government’s £14 million zoos fund will help address avoidable animal suffering…

New 20-minute test for Covid-19 backed by £500m from Government

New 20-minute test for Covid-19 backed by £500m from Government

A new £500 million funding package will support trials of a 20-minute Covid-19 test and efforts to explore the benefits of repeatedly testing people for the virus, the Health Secretary has announced. Money will go towards launching a new community-wide repeat population testing trial in…