As the furlough scheme comes to an end, the latest figures have revealed that almost 12 million workers in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland have been supported by the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) since its launch last year.Continue reading
The number of people returning to work from furlough has reached its highest level since the start of the pandemic in March, the latest figures have revealed.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has clarified its guidance for members of partnerships claiming the fifth Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant.
A Government-backed insurance scheme will support the events and hospitality sector recover in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been revealed.
Businesses borrowed almost £80 billion in emergency loans and finance facilities throughout the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) calls on the Government to offer more economic support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as coronavirus-related limits continue and fewer financial packages are being handed out. Continue reading
Some 2.8 million people took advantage of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) in the last year, the latest figures have revealed.
As many as one in five small businesses and sole traders are not entitled to financial support under the Government’s coronavirus support package, it has been revealed.Continue reading
The Government is being urged to extend emergency coronavirus support in the upcoming Budget with a recent study warning that businesses face a £50 billion shortfall when the support measures end in April 2021.Continue reading
Business owners who took out an early coronavirus loan have more than £1.2 billion of personal guarantees on the line, a major study has revealed.Continue reading