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The Independent:
Around 900,000 small firms at risk in ‘cruel spring of bankruptcy’ if Covid help stopped, Rishi Sunak warned

27 January 2021

Research by Peter Lambert and John Van Reenen warns around 900,000 small firms – employing 2.5 million workers – are at risk of going bust if Covid-19 rescue schemes are wound up.

The businesses face “a cruel spring of bankruptcy” unless Rishi Sunak extends the hugely-expensive help due to expire in March and April, concludes the London School of Economics-led study.

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