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If you are self-employed or a member of a partnership you may be entitled to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of your trading profits, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month for the next 3 months.…


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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government announced there would be support for small businesses, and businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. This support will take the form of two grant funding schemes: the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisu…


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Whilst we are all in turmoil and wondering what on earth we can do to protect not only our loved ones, but our employees and our business, there are some very important financial reporting considerations that you need to be aware of. Companies House filing deadlines If your filing date with Companie…


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Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 23 March, many businesses and premises have been forced to close to help combat the spread of COVID-19. This includes holiday and touring parks, which are now closed by order of the Government. Government guidance published last night confirmed the bus…


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On Monday 23rd March we took the decision to close all of our offices. The same evening the Prime Minister announced that everyone who can should work from home. Thanks to our investment in our people and technology we are able to comply with this direction and still continue to look after our clients.…


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The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is a new scheme which can provide loans of up to £5m for SMEs experiencing cashflow disruptions as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.The scheme is now available and provided by the British Business Bank through participating providers. All 40+ …


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The next phase of unprecedented business support has been unveiled. More details will come though in due course but some much needed comfort for many. …


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We always advise our clients to have a business continuity plan in place, but not even the most prepared of businesses could have anticipated the impact of something as widespread as the COVID-19 crisis. Smaller businesses in particular may already be dealing with a downturn in business and wonderin…


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On Tuesday, it was announced that the private sector reforms to IR35 (off-payroll working) will be deferred by one year to April 2021. The reforms, which were due to take effect from 6 April 2020, will see medium and large private private sector businesses in the UK become responsible for setting th…


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The government yesterday announced £330bn in new financial measures to help individuals and businesses through the COVID-19 crisis.A Government-backed loan fund will be launched shortly which will be interest free for six months to help pay or rent, supplies and salaries. There will be an extension …


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