05.01.2021

Covid19 update – Lockdown 3.0 Business Support Landscape – 5 January 2021

As lockdown 3 starts the Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced grants totalling £4.6 billion, including £594 million available to local authorities to distribute to support those not eligible for grants.

Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors will receive a one-off top up grant of up to £9,000 per property on top of the (up to) £3,000/month rolling …

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30.11.2020

Coronavirus Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) what you need to know – UPDATED 30 NOVEMBER 2020

CLAIMS FOR THE LATEST ROUND OF SUPPORT OPEN ON 30 NOVEMBER 2020.  IF YOU WERE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THE EARLIER GRANTS YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ONE. On 24 November details were released on the extension to the…

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18.11.2020

Covid19 Update – Funding for Charities – 18 November 2020

An £840,000 fund looking to improve charities’ digital services has opened for applications.
The Sector Challenge Programme will award grants of between £5,000 and £10,000 to charities working in four different cause areas: early years, mental health and wellbeing, sexual abuse and domestic violence, and financial wellbeing.
Funding comes from …

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17.11.2020

Covid19 Update for Charities – 17 November 2020

Charity volunteers in England are exempt from rules about mixing households during the pandemic but should volunteer from home if possible, according to the latest government guidance.

The Guidance, which sets out the rules on “safe and effective volunteering” during the second national lockdown, was published late last week.

It says that “while volunteering, people can meet in groups of any…

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17.11.2020

Retention Scheme & Job Retention Bonus Update 16 November 2020

HMRC has now provided updated guidance in relation to the Scheme extension effective from 1st November 2020 which was issued on the 10th November and further updated late evening on the 13th November 2020 and is now contained in 12 separate documents, the links to which are included below. If you wish to make a claim…

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BLOG: Positive that Government support continued but self-employed miss out again

By Sean Farnell, Partner Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced grants totalling £4.6 billion, including £59... - read more