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Overhead requirement cut to £250 for Covid grant

Many self-employed complained they didn't qualify

The requirements have been slashed in half for the £1,500 Covid business support payment.

Yesterday, it was announced small firms and the self-employed would have to demonstrate they have overheads of around £500 a month to be eligible.

Today that's been reduced to £250.

It's after some had complained the requirements left many people unable to access the sum. 

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