Third round of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opens on Monday with tighter eligibility criteria

26 Nov 2020

The third round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will open on Monday 30 November 2020 with tighter eligibility criteria than have applied to the previous two rounds of the scheme. The third grant is worth 80 per cent of a self-employed individual’s usual trading profits over three months, capped at £7,500 in total […]

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The New COVID-19 Tier System

25 Nov 2020

When the national temporary lockdown ends in England on 2 December 2020, the country will enter a new tougher, tiered local system of restrictions. To help you understand what you can and cannot do under this new system, please use our helpful chart: Tier 1 – Medium Tier 2 – High Tier 3 – Very […]

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HMRC to investigate Eat Out to Help Out scheme claimants

19 Nov 2020

Registered users of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme (EOTHO) should check their claims to ensure that money has not been paid out incorrectly, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced.

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COVID-19: Payment holidays on credit cards, car finance and personal loans extended

04 Nov 2020

Payment holidays on credit cards, car finance, personal loans and pawned goods have been extended following the Government’s announcement of a second lockdown from Thursday 5 November.

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Lancashire Tier Three restrictions – what support can I access if my business is required to close?

20 Oct 2020

Lancashire has been placed into Tier Three – the highest level of Coronavirus restrictions in England – meaning that businesses in a number of sectors are required to close once again. Pubs and bars must close unless they operate as if they were a restaurant serving ‘substantial meals’ and must only serve alcohol with a […]

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British businesses among “most optimistic” in Europe, Covid-19 study suggests

16 Oct 2020

Businesses in the UK are more optimistic about their post-coronavirus prospects than in almost any other country in Europe, a major study has revealed.

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COVID-19: National Audit Office warns up to 60 per cent of Bounce Back Loans may not be paid back

07 Oct 2020

The Government’s spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO), has warned that up to 60 per cent of businesses may not pay back the 100 per cent Government-backed Bounce Back Loans Scheme (BBLS) because of fraudulent applications and minimal credit checks.

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