COVID-19 Business Support Hub

We are here to support you during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Please read the articles below for our latest updates.

Furlough fraud warning after arrests
Employers have been warned that businesses abusing the furlough scheme will face action from fraud investigators. It comes after two people have been arrested by H M
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HMRC contacts self-employed individuals who could be eligible for fourth SEISS grant
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is now contacting self-employed individuals who could be eligible for the fourth round of the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). The
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Furlough scheme guidance updated
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published a series of updates to its guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), more commonly known as the ‘furlough
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New claims needed to continue receiving working from home tax relief
Employees who are continuing to work from home as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and whose expenses have not been reimbursed by their employers should make
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Coronavirus Restart Grant
Businesses in the non-essential retail, hospitality, leisure, personal care and accommodation sectors can now access one-off cash grants of up to £18,000 from their local council. The
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Take advantage of the super-deduction from 1 April 2021
At the start of April, the Government will introduce the new super-deduction and special rate first-year allowance to help businesses invest in qualifying plant and machinery, as
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Preparing for the upcoming changes to furlough
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), more commonly referred to as furlough, will now be extended until the end of September this year following confirmation in the
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Newly self-employed asked to complete pre-verification checks before applying for fourth SEISS grant
Newly self-employed taxpayers may be required to undergo pre-verification checks before they can access the fourth self-employment income support (SEISS) grant, it has been revealed. HM Revenue
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Repaying COVID-19 Government-Backed Loans
Businesses that have used the Coronavirus Business Interruption and Bounce Back Loan schemes may soon see their 12-month payment-free period end soon. Businesses that took out a
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The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is closing soon – Apply today!
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is due to end on 31 March 2021, after which no further applications for the scheme can be made. CBILS
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Self-Assessment late payment penalties relaxed but interest still accrues
Following HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) announcement that it is waiving late filing penalties for Self-Assessment taxpayers who file by 28 February, it has now announced that
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The VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme
Any business that deferred VAT payments due between 20 March and 30 June 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, must now consider how they will
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