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New COVID-19 rules could hit jobs in rural areas

The Press & Journal report how the short-term Covid-19 restrictions that have recently come into force could have long-term impacts on rural areas, including job losses and businesses becoming unviable

Scottish Land and Estates (SLE), which represents rural businesses and landowners, said Scottish Government advice to people living in five health board areas in the central belt not to travel outside those areas could see visits to rural parts of the country drop significantly.

It has called for additional support for businesses relying on rural tourism affected by the changes.

These finding are likely to apply to rural parts of England should the rules come into enforcement in these areas.

Full article:

The Press & Journal - New coronavirus rules could hit jobs in rural areas

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