COVID-19 business support

HMRC sends thousands of letters to employers for ‘incorrect’ CJRS claims

HMRC sends thousands of letters to employers for ‘incorrect’ CJRS claims

Posted in Covid-19, Covid-19 - Job Retention Scheme & Furloughing, Covid-23-09-2020 on September 23, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been writing to thousands of employers, asking them to review the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) claims they …

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Government reinstates advice to work from home ‘if you can’

Government reinstates advice to work from home ‘if you can’

Posted in Covid-19, Covid-19 - Home Working & Expenses, Covid-23-09-2020 on September 23, 2020

The Prime Minister has reinstated the advice for people to work from home if they can, following an increase in the incidence of Coronavirus in recent …

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Government introduces legal duty to self-isolate, with big penalties for employers that prevent staff from following the rules

Government introduces legal duty to self-isolate, with big penalties for employers that prevent staff from following the rules

Posted in Covid-19, Covid-19 – Penalties, Covid-23-09-2020 on September 23, 2020

Speaking in the House of Commons, the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has announced a legal duty to self-isolate for people who have tested positive for …

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Event and conference re-openings no longer allowed to go ahead

Event and conference re-openings no longer allowed to go ahead

Posted in Covid-19, Covid-19 – Businesses, Covid-23-09-2020 on September 23, 2020

Plans for the phased reopening of stadiums, business events and conferences on 1 October will now no longer go ahead. The Government’s ‘rule of six’ …

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Hospitality industry faces new restrictions to curb second wave

Hospitality industry faces new restrictions to curb second wave

Posted in Covid-19, Covid-19 – Businesses, Covid-23-09-2020 on September 23, 2020

In recent weeks, many businesses within the hospitality sector have been enjoying a relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions. However, from 24 September 2020 …

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Government to reinforce COVID Secure guidance with new direct legal obligations

Government to reinforce COVID Secure guidance with new direct legal obligations

Posted in Covid-19, Covid-19 - Covid Secure, Covid-23-09-2020 on September 23, 2020

To ensure workplaces that remain open prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the Government will introduce a direct legal obligation for businesses in England …

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Government to launch new local lockdown grants

Government to launch new local lockdown grants

Posted in Covid-19 on September 15, 2020

Businesses that are required to shut due to local lockdowns could be entitled to claim up to £1,500 in grant funding every three weeks for each premises …

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How will you rebuild and recover?

How will you rebuild and recover?

Posted in Covid-19 on August 20, 2020

Funding launched to cover cost of professional advice The value of cash flow forecasting, management accounts and revised business plans is set to come …

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Other news: HM Revenue & Customs issues ‘nudge’ letters to people suspected of having undeclared overseas assets

Other news: HM Revenue & Customs issues ‘nudge’ letters to people suspected of having undeclared overseas assets

Posted in Covid-19 on August 14, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has written to people suspected of having undeclared overseas assets, asking them to declare any currently undeclared overseas …

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IMPORTANT Key Date

IMPORTANT Key Date

Posted in Covid-19 on August 14, 2020

Second round of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opens on Monday The second round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), which …

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