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Coronavirus Future Fund opens to applications

21 May 2020

The Future Fund, which offers convertible loans of between £125,000 and £5 million to innovative companies facing financial difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has opened. The fund is designed to support UK-based companies that have acquired at

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme receives 440,000 applications on day one

18 May 2020

The landmark Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) recorded more than 440,000 applications on its first day, official figures have revealed.

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COVID-19 – An assessment of safe working arrangements

18 May 2020

As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses must assess how their work environment and arrangements can be made safe for employees and visitors. In response to the Government guidance, we have put together guidelines on the steps you may

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open for business

13 May 2020

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is now open for business, weeks ahead of schedule.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended until October

12 May 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended until the end of October, with no changes until the end of July when employers currently using the scheme will be able to bring

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“Covid Secure” practical workplace guidance for employers

12 May 2020

The Covid Secure guidance published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (DBEIS), covers workplaces when they reopen: Construction and outdoor work Factories, plants and warehouses Homes Labs and research facilities Offices and contact centres Restaurants offering takeaway

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COVID-19: The impact on company car benefit in kind

6 May 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many people in the UK are now working from home or have been placed on furlough leave, meaning that they are not using their employer-provided company car. But what is the impact on the benefit

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Government reduces the penalty for Lifetime ISA withdrawals

5 May 2020

With thousands of workers on lower incomes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it is not surprising that many individuals need to dip into savings to support themselves. Unfortunately, those with money saved in a Lifetime ISA (LISA) face

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Get ready to claim the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

5 May 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will start contacting individuals who may be eligible for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). The tax authority has said that from 4 May 2020 onwards it will begin reaching out to those who can

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Bounce Back Loan scheme is now live – apply today

4 May 2020

The Government’s new Bounce Back Loan scheme (BBLS) has now gone live online and is open for applications. This new scheme is aimed specifically at small to medium-sized businesses looking to borrow a smaller amount to assist them with cash

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