The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a UK-lockdown is to take place, in an effort to reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Following the announcement this evening, some people may wonder what it means for them and their finances – and Martin Lewis was on hand to offer some insight.
In a drastic escalation, the Prime Minister has announced that all shops selling non-essential goods will be shutdown during this lockdown.
Furthermore, Britons who leave their homes without a valid reason risk being fined, and gatherings of more than two people not of the same household in public have been banned.
Writing on Twitter, the Money Saving Expert founder gave some insight about what employees who can’t work from home can ask their employer to do.
He penned: “Employees Help update -pls share. If u have job to go to but can’t do it as you must be stuck at home as a) Due to self-isolation, inc 12wks, or b) you have to look after children.
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