“In February 2020, the plan was to double the industry growth. That scenario changed once the lockdown was announced. Now, it is all about cost-efficiency. We will be ready for expansion when the market situation is conducive. But we are still cautious on costs,” he added.
Firms are being asked to start paying national insurance and pension contributions for the first time since April – though the Government will continue to pay 80% of furloughed workers’ wages up to a cap of £2,500.
The older choice Office administrator Tina Gotla-Aluri, 42, was struggling to cope with the £950 a month she was paying for her house share in Putney, south-west London, when a friend suggested Share and Care Homeshare, which matches older homeowners who have a spare room with people who can offer practical help in exchange. She […]