We are here to support you during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Please read the articles below for our latest updates.


Coronavirus Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

27 Mar 2020

Following the announcement that businesses will be reimbursed by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for 80 per cent of the employment costs of ‘furloughed’ workers for at least three months from March, the Chancellor has announced a similar scheme for

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Businesses urged to apply for Companies House filing extension before deadline

26 Mar 2020

Businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are being urged to request a Companies House filing extension before the deadline.

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Applying for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

25 Mar 2020

Small to medium-sized businesses in the UK are now able to apply for finance via the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) to help them deal with the operating costs of their business and to assist with maintaining cashflow.

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Covid-19 – Office hours

25 Mar 2020

  To make sure our team remain safe and to ensure we can continue to provide continuity of service throughout this challenging period we have taken the decision to reduce operations from our offices and to enable our remote access

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Deferring VAT – HMRC confirms businesses should cancel VAT direct debits

25 Mar 2020

Following the Government’s announcement that businesses will be able to defer VAT payments for the period from April – June, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has now confirmed that businesses should cancel direct debits for VAT if they want to

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Accessing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

25 Mar 2020

With substantial restrictions for everyone on the circumstances in which we can leave our homes, and many businesses being forced to close, the Chancellor has announced a scheme to reimburse up to 80 per cent of the cost of the

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Government support help with the economic impact of Coronavirus – Here’s what businesses need to know

24 Mar 2020

In recent days, a whole raft of business support measures have been announced by the Government, designed to help business owners protect their companies and support their employees. Here at Dickson Middleton we have put together a summary of the various

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Payroll professionals confirmed as key workers

24 Mar 2020

Our team are here and ready to support you Payroll is a vitally important function within a business and never more so now that the Government has confirmed that it will be paying furloughed workers* up to 80% of their

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Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme – eligibility restrictions for small businesses

23 Mar 2020

The Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) supports small businesses by providing finance to smaller businesses that cannot obtain finance from their lender because of insufficient security. The British Business Bank has now announced that a number of eligibility restrictions are in

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COVID-19: Summary of the Chancellor’s announcement on 20th March 2020

23 Mar 2020

A number of  business support measures were announced by the Chancellor.   However, whilst we await clarity on how exactly these grants and schemes are accessed, business owners can make some decisions on how to protect their businesses and support employees.

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