Covid Support Grants

Businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors in England that have been impacted by Omicron are now able to access grants of up to £6,000 as a one-off support payment from their local authority. Grants will be awarded per premises depending on rateable value.  Other businesses that have been affected, such as those that supply the hospitality… Continue reading Covid Support Grants

Government Call For Evidence on Covid Vaccination Passports

Government Call for Evidence:Proposal for mandatory COVID certification in a Plan B scenario The government invites responses to the detail on the proposed certification regime which could be introduced as part of Plan B. This opportunity for engagement will enable the government to take into account relevant comments and views, and make any warranted revisions.… Continue reading Government Call For Evidence on Covid Vaccination Passports

SEISS Updated Information

SEISS Information The claims service for the fifth SEISS grant is now open and those eligible have until 30‌‌ September‌‌ ‌2021 to submit their claim. The latest SEISS updates: Delays to processing some 2020-21 Self Assessment tax returns As HMRC shared in their last update, there is a delay to processing some 2020-21 tax returns… Continue reading SEISS Updated Information

Further Detail Issued About Fifth SEISS Grant

HMRC have issued updated guidance, containing more information about the fifth SEISS Grant which will be available from late July 21 www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme If you’re eligible based on your tax returns, HMRC will contact you in mid-July to give you a date that you can make your claim from. It will be given to you either… Continue reading Further Detail Issued About Fifth SEISS Grant

Restart Grants Now Available for Eligible Businesses

Restart Grants were announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in his budget last month – a one off cash grant of up to £18,000 for hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care and gym businesses in England. The Restart Grant scheme supports businesses in reopening safely as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Grants are available from 1 April 2021. Eligible… Continue reading Restart Grants Now Available for Eligible Businesses

Registration Deadline 31st March 2021 for Employers to Order Free Employee Coronavirus Tests

Register to order free rapid lateral flow coronavirus tests for your employees You can order free rapid lateral flow tests to test your employees twice a week in the workplace. You must register on or before 31 March 2021. Do not use this service if you or your employees have symptoms. Anyone with symptoms should order… Continue reading Registration Deadline 31st March 2021 for Employers to Order Free Employee Coronavirus Tests

Coronavirus Loan Schemes Application Deadline 31st March 2021

Covid-19 schemes introduced to help businesses access loans and finance during the Coronavirus crisis, are due to close for new applications on 31st March 2021 Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan helps small and medium sized businesses to borrow between £2,000 up to £50,000 or 25% of their turnover.  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-a-coronavirus-bounce-back-loan Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme helps small and… Continue reading Coronavirus Loan Schemes Application Deadline 31st March 2021