A coronavirus support plan announced by the Chancellor aimed at protecting “viable” jobs has raised questions over which sectors of the economy will be left behind.
The Job Support Scheme (JSS) will allow staff to be paid by their employer for working at least a third of their usual hours.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak said it is “impossible” to predict how many roles the scheme will support – declining to say which roles he thinks have now become unviable.
He told reporters: “It’s not for me to sit here and make pronouncements upon exactly what job is viable or not but what we do need to do is evolve our support now that we’re through the acute phase of the crisis.”
The PA news agency looks at some of the sectors which have questioned how they