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The guidance has been updated to reflect the impact that exemption from self-isolation has on eligibility for the Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme.
The £500 Test and Trace Support Payment is for people on low incomes who have to self-isolate because they have:
You may be eligible if you are employed or self-employed, cannot work from home, and will lose income as a result. The parent or guardian of a child or young person who is self-isolating may also be eligible for the Test and Trace Support Payment.
See Claiming financial support under the Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
06 Feb 2024
Government borrowing fell to £7.8 billion in December 2023 giving Chancellor Jeremy Hunt more scope to make the tax cuts he has hinted at in the Spring Budget.
Tax cut promises may need to be scrapped as a result of the UK being in an 'unfortunate economic and fiscal bind', the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.
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