Covid-19: Some firms say extended Job Support Scheme won’t save ailing business, others surprised by continued support – 18 Feb 2021

  • Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat had announced that the Job Support Scheme will be extended for up to another six months for ailing sectors
  • Businesses hit badly by the pandemic said the scheme will not alleviate much of their financial burdens
  • Sectors that will not be supported by the extension said they were disappointed, but not surprised by the move