Friday 2 October 2020 01:17, UK
James Sillars

The coronavirus-ravaged exhibitions industry has warned that 80% of its total workforce may be lost within weeks as the clock ticks down to the furlough scheme's closure at the end of the month.

An open letter to Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak, signed by more than 330 employers and also the Labour Party, pleads for targeted financial support to prevent the prospect of 90,000 job losses.