Posts Tagged: covid 19

Extra Bounce Back Loan Support

(4 Minute Read) Save money on your Bounce Back Loan! What is it? The Chancellor has announced new ways for your Bounce Back Loan (BBL) repayments to become more flexible. These are the “Pay as You Grow” options, and will help to protect businesses though the COVID-19 pandemic, and the vaccine roll out. The BBL… Read more »

Stamp Duty Holiday

(3 Minute Read) The holiday that could save you money! What is it? In July 2020 the Chancellor, our mate Rishi Sunak, announced an SDLT holiday. This is good news for people buying property, but also for spouses transferring property between themselves. Normally, if spouses want to transfer property between themselves then this is not… Read more »

Local Lockdown Cash Grant

Find out about the cash grant for businesses affected by local lockdowns.     What is it?   The government has announced several local lockdowns, during which some businesses have to close their doors. To help these businesses, and to protect jobs, the Government has announced a new cash grant. You will only be eligible… Read more »

Self-Employment Grant Two

Find out about the next Self-employment Support Grant.     What Is It? The Chancellor has announced a second grant for eligible self-employed people affected by Coronavirus. This will cover the period from June to August. The Chancellor also announced that this will be the LAST grant the government will give to people. Of the… Read more »

Income Tax Deferral for the Self-employed

What help is available from HMRC?     What is it? The Self-Assessment payment on account, that is ordinarily due to be paid by July 2020 may now be deferred until January 2021. This deferral is optional, and you can pay the second payment normally if you wish, to avoid a large payment in January… Read more »

Some workers may be better off thanks to furlough

Find out how employees could be better off thanks to the Government’s furlough scheme.     What is furlough? The Government’s furlough scheme allows companies to retain staff through the Coronavirus, whist the government pays up to 80% of the employee’s wages.   How can employees be better off? During the period of furlough the… Read more »

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

  The scheme is now open for applications. All major banks are offering this scheme. The scheme is delivered through commercial lenders, backed by the Government-owned British Business Bank. The CBILS guarantee is to the lender and not the business. Under this scheme, the Government provides the Lender a guarantee for 80% of the loan…. Read more »

Coronavirus Business Aid

Find out what we know about how the Government plans to help your business through the Coronavirus Outbreak.     Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) CJRS means all employers will be able to access support to pay part of employee’s salaries to avoid making them redundant during this crisis. This pay will be backdated to… Read more »

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme   On Friday the Chancellor announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Although the Government has yet to announce all the details, there is still some useful information that we already know.   What does furlough mean? To be eligible for the scheme the employee must be furloughed. Furlough leave has… Read more »

Corona Virus Cash Help

Find out how the government is helping your business through the Corona virus.     The Chancellor announced an expansion of Business Rates Relief. The current retail discount of 50% will be increased to 100% for 2020-2021, meaning nearly half of all properties in England will pay no business rates for the year. As well… Read more »