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  • Coronavirus Update – Commercial Rent Arrears During Covid – 06/08/2021

    The Government has issued a policy statement which addresses commercial rent arrears that have arisen whilst businesses had to close due to Covid restrictions. -Commercial Landlords have been prevented from evicting tenants due to non - payment of rent and this protection for tenants has been extended to 25th March 2022. -This will only apply to ringfenced...Read More

  • Coronavirus Update – 5th Self-Employment Income Support Grant – 05/07/2021

    Information on the 5th Self-Employment Income Support Grant:-The 5th Grant under the Self-Employment Support Scheme (SEISS) covers the period 1st May to 30th September 2021.   -The basis of the amount of grant will depend both on trading profits and also the percentage drop in turnover in the year to April 2021. This is a...Read More

  • Coronavirus Update – Extended protection for commercial tenants – 21/06/2021

    The Government has announced that the protection for commercial tenants against eviction has been extended to 25th March 2022. For the full announcement,   Click here   Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) updateAlso a reminder that the grant level under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) reduces to 70% of salary for furloughed time ( cap...Read More

  • What is the outlook for SMEs? – 23/04/2021

    12 months on and we are still feeling the effects of the pandemic and will for some time.  In March, immediately after the Chancellors latest budget, we asked SMEs across the UK to share their outlook for the next 12 months.  The findings make for interesting reading – including: 46% of businesses with less than...Read More

  • Coronavirus Update – 4th Self-Employment Income Support Scheme – 09/04/2021

    -The 4th Grant under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) covers the period 1st February  to 30th April 2021. -The online service to claim the grant will be available from late April 2021. -The claim must be made by 1st June 2021. -HMRC will contact possible eligible claimants mid-April 2021 and provide a date a...Read More

  • Coronavirus update – Recovery Loan Scheme and proposed Business Rates relief fund – 08/04/2021

    Recovery Loan SchemeAs notified in our Update of 4th  March, and further explained in our Budget Summary, the Recovery Loan Scheme has now opened.   For further details, and list of accredited lenders,   Click HereProposed Business Rates Relief Fund-Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors have had 100% rates relief as part of...Read More

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