Second self-employment grant scheme open for applications

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(Source: ITV)

Millions of self-employed workers in the UK whose trade has been affected by coronavirus will be able to apply for a second support grant from the government from Monday.

The second Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant will pay up to £6,750, in what Chancellor Rishi Sunak said would be the final hand-out

More than 3 million people are thought to be eligible for the second grant. The chancellor has said 95% of all self-employed workers were to be covered by the scheme.

The first grant in May saw £7.8bn in taxable grants claimed by 2.7 million people.

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