Eat Out To Help Out scheme sees 10.5 million claims in the first week

According to HMRC over 10.5 million claims for the Eat Out to Help Out scheme were made by restaurants during the first week of the scheme. The estimated average claim, which is capped at £10, was for £5, although data has not been made available regarding where the scheme has been most successful.  Over 80,000 restaurants have signed up to the scheme, including fast food giants such as McDonalds and KFC and many smaller independent restaurants, pubs and cafes. 

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