COVID-19 business support

Easter Weekend updates to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Easter Weekend updates to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Posted in Covid-19 on April 14, 2020

Over the Easter Weekend, the Government published a further update to its guidance on the operation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The …

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Portal opens Monday 20 April 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Portal opens Monday 20 April 2020

Posted in Covid-19 on April 9, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that the online portal for applications to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will open on Monday …

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Personal loans, credit cards and overdrafts

Personal loans, credit cards and overdrafts

Posted in Covid-19 on April 7, 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is fast-tracking new measures that will force banks to freeze loans and credit card payments for up to three months …

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Latest amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme announced

Latest amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme announced

Posted in Covid-19 on April 7, 2020

The Government has made several amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which was first announced by Chancellor, Rishi Sunak on 20 March, …

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The Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS)

The Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS)

Posted in Covid-19 on April 7, 2020

The Government has announced a further scheme to support businesses through the Coronavirus crisis. The Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme …

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Revised Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

Revised Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

Posted in Covid-19 on April 6, 2020

The Government has announced significant revisions to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) that come into effect from Monday 6 April …

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Newly appointed staff members will not benefit from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Newly appointed staff members will not benefit from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Posted in Covid-19 on April 3, 2020

Thousands of employees who have started a new job after the 28 February 2020 will not be able to benefit from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) …

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Government confirms that furlough rules do not leave employers at risk of breaching minimum wage rules

Government confirms that furlough rules do not leave employers at risk of breaching minimum wage rules

Posted in Covid-19 on April 3, 2020

The Government has confirmed in its guidance for the operation of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) that employers will not be at risk of breaching …

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Government updates guidance on small business and retail sector grant schemes

Government updates guidance on small business and retail sector grant schemes

Posted in Covid-19 on April 3, 2020

The Government has published new guidance for local authorities on the small business and retail sector grant schemes. These are one of several measures …

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Take care – Coronavirus fraud on the rise

Take care – Coronavirus fraud on the rise

Posted in Covid-19 on April 3, 2020

The Government has issued fresh warnings to members of the public and businesses about the potential for fraud related to the Coronavirus pandemic. Local …

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