UK extends costly COVID aid, announces tax hike for businesses
Al Jazeera, 04 Mar 2021
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has pledged to do "whatever it takes" to achieve economic recovery. He set out various new measures during his annual budget address.
Furlough support has been extended and small businesses will have access to new grants.
But the tax burden for households and businesses will increase in the coming years.
Sunak has warned the cost will take generations to pay back.
Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from London.
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