The Times leads with Rishi Sunak announcing a new multibillion-pound package of support for the economy on Thursday in an attempt to avoid mass redundancies in winter, with the new measures set to include wage subsidies for part-time workers.
Business chiefs and hospitality groups issued a string of dire warnings over the impact of Boris Johnson’s new six-month coronavirus restrictions, saying millions of jobs were on the line, the Daily Mail writes.
The Daily Mirror leads Labour leader Keir Starmer’s blast at prime minister Boris Johnson and his handling of the coronavirus crisis as he said Britain “shouldn’t have one of the highest death rates in the world”.
Rishi Sunak will announce a replacement for the furlough scheme as part of a new economic rescue package to get the country through six more months of coronavirus restrictions, The Daily Telegraph reports.
The Financial Times reports that Rishi Sunak has scrapped his autumn budget as he scrambled to roll out emergency schemes to prop up jobs and businesses as the economy heads towards a bleak Covid winter.