Submitted by Laura Jones on Monday 21st September 2020
Published on Thursday 15th October 2020
Current status: Closed
Closed: Thursday 15th April 2021
billing ~ Bills ~ Cinemas ~ Covid ~ Covid-19 ~ Extend ~ furlough ~ furlough scheme ~ furlough support ~ Government ~ Hospital ~ hospitality ~ hospitals ~ Lockdown ~ Lockdowns ~ Minimum ~ Pubs ~ Restaurants ~ Scheme ~ Staff ~ The Government ~ UK ~ Work from home
Extend the Furlough scheme to hospitality employees effected by local lockdowns
We are calling for the government to extend the furlough scheme to hospitality industries effected hugely by local lockdowns. These businesses rely on the public support - there is no work from home option. The hospitality industry covers 9% of the UK workforce.
Restaurants, pubs and cinemas/theatres have been hugely effected by the governments decision to apply curfews and local lockdowns. The hospitality industry covers 9% of the UK workforce; approximately 2.9 million people. Working from home simply isn’t an option and those staff have bills to pay and families to support. Hours are already cut to the bare minimum with the furlough support and people will not survive without this scheme.
You can't sign this petition because it is now closed. But you can still comment on it here at Repetition.me!
22.214.171.124 Fri, 18 Jun 2021 13:31:25 +0100