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

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grants 4 and 5 Confirmed

The UK Government has announced that the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will continue until September with a fourth and fifth grant. The fourth and fifth grants will take into account submitted 2019-20 tax returns. This means you may be able to claim, even if you were not eligible for previous grants. You must have… Continue reading Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grants 4 and 5 Confirmed

Covid-19 Support Measures Announced in Budget 2021

Chancellor Rushi Sunak announced his Budget in the House of Commons on 3rd March 2021. Setting out his plans to support the economy throughout the pandemic and into recovery. These are the announcements for his plans to support business & self employed: An extension of the Coronavirus Job Support Scheme (CJRS) to September 2021 across… Continue reading Covid-19 Support Measures Announced in Budget 2021

VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme

VAT deferral new payment scheme – join from 23‌‌‌‌ February If businesses deferred paying VAT due in the period from 20‌‌‌‌ ‌March to 30‌‌ ‌June‌‌ ‌2020 and can’t afford to pay by 31‌‌ March‌‌ ‌2021, they can join the VAT deferral new payment scheme and pay their deferred VAT over a longer period. The online service… Continue reading VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme

Employers who have claimed through the CJRS

Monthly data on claims made by employers through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is now available for December https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/employers-who-have-claimed-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme From February HMRC will also publish the following information: an indication of the value of the claim within a banded range the company number – for companies and Limited Liability Partnerships The banded ranges are: £1… Continue reading Employers who have claimed through the CJRS

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

The deadline for claiming the third SEISS grant is fast approaching. If you are eligible, you must make your claim on or before 29‌‌‌ ‌January 2021. As with the first and second SEISS grants, the third grant will be subject to Income Tax and self-employed National Insurance and must also be reported on your 2020-21 Self… Continue reading Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)