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Media links, 20-Mar-2020

Higher Education

Australian university orders return to face-to-face teaching amid coronavirus pandemic

The Guardian - March 20, 2020

Coronavirus UK: Will university places be offered to A level students despite exams being canceled?

METRO UK - March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: Teenagers will be able to go to university without passing exams

Mirror.co.uk - Powered by Dow Jones - March 19, 2020

Coronavirus cases spike as six people are admitted to intensive care as a university function could have potentially exposed hundreds to the killer virus

Daily Mail Online - March 19, 2020

 

Schools

Coronavirus: Key workers finally revealed for schools

TES - March 20, 2020

Manchester United star Marcus Rashford makes free meals plea as coronavirus forces school closures

express.co.uk - Powered by Dow Jones - March 20, 2020

Teachers and tutors give their tips on how to educate your children at home during coronavirus school closures

METRO UK - March 20, 2020

Year-8 student tests positive for coronavirus at Adelaide high school

Daily Mail Online - March 20, 2020

Parents given Coronavirus advice ahead of school closures

ITV.com - March 20, 2020

 

Economy

Coronavirus: World leaders warn of `record´ economic pain

Daily Mail Online - March 20, 2020

Helicopter money, people's QE or universal basic income? The highly unusual ideas to save businesses and workers in the coronavirus crisis

Daily Mail Online - March 20, 2020

Coronavirus: How can the NHS, students and businesses be supported?

BBC.com News - March 20, 2020

‘Property viewings are down 75pc’: housing market chaos as coronavirus strikes confidence

Telegraph.co.uk - March 20, 2020

Banks will defer loan repayments for small businesses affected by coronavirus for six months

Daily Mail Online - March 20, 2020

 

Coronavirus in the UK: Bank of England slashes interest rates to historic low of 0.1% and pumps £200bn into economy

INews - March 19, 2020

 

Travel & Tourism

Australian PM Scott Morrison flags coronavirus hotspot lockdowns and domestic travel restrictions

The Guardian - March 20, 2020

From tourist hotspots to ghost towns: Popular resorts are left deserted after holidaymakers flee to their home countries amid coronavirus lockdown

Daily Mail Online - March 20, 2020

Martin Lewis: Will travel insurance pay out amid coronavirus holiday crisis? Expert advice

Express.co.uk - March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: The effect on tourism in the south

ITV.com - March 19, 2020

All 10,000 Tui staff are told their pay will be slashed by up to 50 per cent as travel giant faces 'acute challenges' in coronavirus crisis

Daily Mail Online - March 19, 2020

 

Hospitality & Entertainment

Restaurant owner's powerful open letter amid coronavirus outbreak: 'Most of all, I am deeply ashamed'

Birmingham Mail - March 20, 2020

Leon turns restaurants into mini-supermarkets as coronavirus stockpiling leaves shelves bare

METRO UK - March 20, 2020

Pub offers free rooms to those made ‘temporarily homeless’ due to living with someone made vulnerable by Covid-19

WalesOnline - March 20, 2020

Struggling restaurant offers to sell their pasta after customers abandoned them amid coronavirus panic

Daily Mail Online - March 20, 2020

'Pubs are packed ... not a brain cell in there': Britons fume as revellers STILL ignore calls to stay at home during coronavirus crisis and youngsters are warned they will NOT 'breeze through it'

Facebook - March 20, 2020

Dr Rita Issa on "how to become a super-preventer" (annoying b/g muzak)

The Independent - March 20, 2020

 

Construction

Coronavirus: York developer fears builders may soon have to stay home

Sky News - March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: North Korea orders construction of ‘crucial’ new hospital while still claiming no cases

The Independent - March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: F1 teams to build new ventilators in the fight against Covid-19

INews - March 19, 2020

Britain must build a national vaccine plant to beat coronavirus

Telegraph.co.uk - March 19, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic: Council builds mortuary inside tent to cope with death toll

Express.co.uk - March 19, 2020

 

Healthcare

Coronavirus: Former doctors and nurses told 'Your NHS Needs You'

Sky News - March 20, 2020

Coronavirus: London hospital first to admit it is turning Covid-19 patients away

Mirror.co.uk - March 20, 2020

Food drop off point opened in Liverpool to support hospitality workers amid coronavirus outbreak

ITV.com - March 20, 2020

I have helped control health epidemics for 25 years. There is a way to stop coronavirus

The Guardian - March 20, 2020

Jersey General Hospital closes to visitors over Coronavirus cases

ITV.com - March 19, 2020

Wembley pays tribute to the NHS and its frontline staff by lighting its arch blue every night in show of appreciation amid coronavirus chaos

Daily Mail Online - March 19, 2020

Events Diary

All Chamber events suspended

20th March 2020
On the advice of HMG, all Chamber events are suspended until further notice