How the self-employed are being affected by the UK coronavirus lockdown | ITV News

It is exactly two weeks since the budget and eight days since the Chancellor Rishi Sunak make his blockbuster promises to keep the economy functioning.

And yet still the UK’s five million self employed are waiting to hear how they will be helped.

That announcement will now come on Thursday.

The Prime Minister said on Wednesday it would offer what he called “parity of support” – so in essence, similar to what people who work for companies will get.

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