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The latest from Office for National Statistics - Economic Impacts

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The preliminary results from Wave 3 of the Business Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Survey (BICS) of UK businesses which shows:

  • 1 in 4 (24%) of surveyed businesses continuing to trade reported that their turnover had decreased by more than half the normal level, in the period 6 April to 19 April 2020.

  • The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was the most popular government scheme applied for, with 66% of all responding businesses, whether continuing to trade or pausing trade in the latest wave, applying.

POSTPONED: Heathrow Jobs and Careers Fair 2020

London Borough of Hounslow

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Heathrow Jobs and Careers Fair 2020 takes place on 31st March 2020 - 5pm to 7pm - and 1st April 2020 - 9.30am to 7pm. This annual event aims to inspire local people and invest in the local communities of Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Slough and Spelthorne. It showcases some of the hundreds of companies that operate in Heathrow and helps visitors gain a real understanding of the thousands of different skills and roles available. Employers will be on hand to share their insights on career progression, opportunities and answer any questions. Young people can also meet apprentices to learn more.