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27-03-2020
Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

The long-awaited statement from the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak regarding COVID-19 support for the self-employed has been announced. The Chancellor said that the scheme will benefit ... read more

26-03-2020
Coronavirus: government launches online “isolation notes” service

Coronavirus: government launches online “isolation notes” service

Employees who are unable to work for more than seven days because of coronavirus (COVID-19) can now obtain an “isolation note” through a new online service. The new ... read more

26-03-2020
Acas publishes updated coronavirus resources

Acas publishes updated coronavirus resources

Acas has published updated guidance for employers and employees on the coronavirus (COVID-19). The guidance now covers: social distancing and vulnerable people self-isolation ... read more

25-03-2020
Television licence fees for over-75s

Television licence fees for over-75s

In a joint statement from the BBC and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport it has been announced that the changes introducing television licence charges for the ... read more

25-03-2020
Companies House deadlines and Coronavirus

Companies House deadlines and Coronavirus

There are automatic late filing penalties which are designed to encourage companies to file their accounts and reports on time. All companies, private and public, large or small, ... read more

25-03-2020
Sick pay if you are unable to work

Sick pay if you are unable to work

The government has announced a number of funding and support measures to help those affected by the COVID-19 virus outbreak. A significant number of the measures are designed to ... read more

25-03-2020
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

If you have been 'furloughed' then the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme may be able to help. If you are furloughed it essentially means that your employer has given you ... read more

25-03-2020
COVID-19 and claiming benefits

COVID-19 and claiming benefits

The government has announced that certain benefits will be increased as part of the package of measures to help households affected by COVID-19. This will see the standard rate of ... read more

25-03-2020
Business rates and grants - regional variations

Business rates and grants - regional variations

We have written about the changes to business rates for businesses in England due to COVID-19. There is also a Retail and Hospitality Grant Scheme that provides businesses in the ... read more

25-03-2020
The importance of credit control

The importance of credit control

Most business owners are rightly focussed on sales. If sales dry up business costs will quickly result in losses; and losses will eventually burn through your assets until ... read more