Business secretary Alok Sharma confirmed new measures in the coronavirus response, announcing employees unable to take annual leave will be able to carry it over.

He added on schemes announced before saying that ministers are working "round the clock" to hand out money to those who can't work.

The business loan scheme's 40 accredited lenders are processing thousands of applications he added.

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