COVID-19 Business Support Hub

We are here to support you during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Please read the articles below for our latest updates.

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) extended
The Chancellor has confirmed the extension of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), with the announcement of a second and
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Chancellor unveils changes to furlough scheme
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced a series of changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from July that
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What happens if my employees have to self-isolate following contact tracing?
Following the launch of the Government’s contact tracing system, employers should be prepared for the possibility of multiple employees being
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COVID-19 – An assessment of safe working arrangements
As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses must assess how their work environment and arrangements can be made safe
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended until October
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended until the end of
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Government reduces the penalty for Lifetime ISA withdrawals
With thousands of workers on lower incomes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it is not surprising that many
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Eligibility for grant funding
By now many businesses eligible for grant funding from their local authority, either via the Small Business Grants Fund or
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Get ready to claim the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will start contacting individuals who may be eligible for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).
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Bounce Back Loan scheme is now live – apply today
The Government’s new Bounce Back Loan scheme (BBLS) has now gone live online and is open for applications. This new
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Deferring your VAT payment
Find out more about deferring your VAT payments here.
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Bounce Back Loans scheme for small businesses
The Chancellor has announced a new loans measure, known as the Bounce Back Loans Scheme (BBLS), which will allow small
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Businesses bombarded by cyber-attacks as they seek support for COVID-19
A range of organisations, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), have released fresh warnings about
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Child Benefit and the High-Income Child Benefit Charge during the coronavirus outbreak
The impact of the coronavirus outbreak on incomes in the most affected sectors has the potential to have a knock-on
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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme
HMRevenue &Customs (HMRC) is expected to release a new online service to help companies reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) that
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Are you or your team classed as essential workers?
Book your free coronavirus test online For the Government to begin the process of lifting the lockdown they need to
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Certain sectors see access to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme restricted
Some sectors that receive payments from the Government as well as from private sources have seen their access to the
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Administering the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
We appreciate that you are probably hard at work making the necessary arrangements and sourcing the required information for the
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Government launches Business Support Finder tool
With an increasing array of Coronavirus business support measures available to different types and sizes of business, the Government has
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Government announces Future Fund for fast-growing businesses
The Government has announced a new scheme to help businesses with the impact of Coronavirus. The Future Fund is aimed
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How total income and trading profits will be calculated for the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme
You can claim for the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) if you’re a self-employed individual or a member of a
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