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Job Retention Scheme Updates

5th June 2020

In the latest government guidance it was announced that the current Job Retention Scheme will close to new entrants from 30th June 2020, to be replaced by a Flexible Furlough Scheme.  What is changing to the Job Retention...

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Have you applied for the Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)?

25th May 2020

If you haven’t already checked your eligibility for the Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) then you should do so as soon as possible.  The scheme provides a valuable income stream for those self-employed that have seen their...

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Caution with NICs within Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Claims

8th May 2020

Small businesses may be making errors in the amount claimed for furloughed employees within the government Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme due to incorrectly claiming totals including NICs.  If you are a small business using the current Employment Allowance...

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Additional funds available to small businesses not able to claim coronavirus business grants

8th May 2020

For those businesses unable to claim the previously launched Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF) or the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grants Fund (RHLGF), additional funds have been made available through a 5% top-up to the local business grant...

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Understanding the Bounce Back Loan Scheme

8th May 2020

Last week it was announced that the Bounce Back Loan Scheme for UK companies would be available for application from Monday 4th May. The Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) is available between £2000 to 25% of turnover, up...

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