Rishi Sunak announced that the UK Government ‘won’t get money for the scheme until 1st June,’ which might affect the Arts and Culture community badly… or not…
A UK Arts organization, known as the Coventry UK City of Culture 2021, had invested their money to grant people who are either jobless locally or work from home, because of Coronavirus.
The organization, which is investing a £60,000 worth grant and is managed by the Heart of England Community Foundation, is offering £500 for individuals and £10,000 for organizations.
Yesterday at the Coronavirus briefing conference at 5.00 pm, Rishi Sunak, said that self-employed workers, who work within the Arts and Culture community whether they’re ‘musicians,’ ‘sound engineers,’ working in theatre, ‘and many others,’ will have access to apply for 80% of their earnings up to £2,500 via the scheme.
Mr. Sunak said that he knows that the self-employed are ‘deeply anxious about the support available for them,’ and that he’s ‘un proud of what we’ve (the UK government) done so far’ for them.
He also mentioned that ‘tax authorities will contact those eligible for grants’ and promised the fact that ‘he won’t let them down’ in the midst of what the pandemic is causing.
Although Mr. Sunak announced the fact that the UK government ‘won’t get money for the scheme until 1st June.’