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Covid-19 and other news

  • Coronavirus Update – Budget 2021 – 04/03/2021

    Yesterday, the Chancellor presented his 2021 Budget which, to the relief of many, announced continuing  Coronavirus business support. This includes: -The extension of CJRS ( furlough) to September 2021. -Further grants under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme ( SEISS) for the 3 months to April and 5 months to September 2021. Newly self-employed since April 2019...Read More

  • Coronavirus Update – Improved cashflow support – 18/02/2021

    The Government provides support schemes to assist businesses with their cashflow. The terms of two of the schemes have now been enhanced. VAT deferred between 20th March and 30th June 2020-Businesses who had VAT payments due between 20th March and 30th June 2020 were able to defer payment until 31st March 2021. -A VAT deferral new...Read More

  • Coronavirus Update – Business Support 25/01/2021

    In our Update of 6th January 2021, we alerted you to the on-off grant payments announced that day  - now known as Closed Business Lockdown Payment ( CBLP). At the time it was described as a  grant for closed businesses in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors. In the most recent Government guidance, that criteria...Read More

  • Coronavirus Update – Additional Business Support 05/01/2021

    The Chancellor has today announced one-off top up grants to closed businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. The grants will be based on a per-property basis, at the following rateable value (RV)levels       -RV up to £15,000        Grant £4,000         -RV £15,000-£51,000  Grant £6,000         -RV over...Read More

  • Brexit impact on your workforce – 11/12/2020

    Brexit will impact on your workforce in a number of ways, including: From January 2021 there will be a new immigration regimeEU/EEA/Swiss nationals who wish to live and work in the UKRecognition of qualificationsTravel (visa requirements, passport rules) Existing employees of UK companies who are EU nationals will need to apply for settled status. Do...Read More

  • Helpful Guide – Summarising Government Support for Businesses 18/11/2020

    Over the course of the year the government has responded to the devastating financial impact of Covid-19 on businesses with a number of packages of support to help businesses of all sizes. Ranging from support to help pay employees and business owners, to grants and loans and also tax deferral schemes, the packages of support...Read More

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