BUSINESS

Driving the Change to Greener Vehicles: Apply for Funding

Posted: 22 June 2020
Businesses can apply for a share of £15 million to support the development of zero emission vehicle technologies and a supporting supply chain.
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CJRS: How to Work Out 80% of Employees’ Wages, NI and Pension Contributions

Posted: 16 May 2020
HMRC updated their CJRS guidance. Learn how to work out 80% of your employees' wages, National Insurance contributions and pension contributions.
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Furlough Scheme Extended Until October

Posted: 13 May 2020
From August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.
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£171,000

Posted: 28 April 2020
The average value of a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) loan stands at £171,000.
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New Bounce Back Loans Scheme for SMEs to Be Launched Next Monday

Posted: 27 April 2020
Small businesses will be able to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 and access the cash within days.
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Final Details of Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme Unveiled

Posted: 21 April 2020
This scheme helps large businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to access loans of up to £25 million.
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Companies House Will Temporarily Pause Strike Off Process

Posted: 19 April 2020
The changes announced on 16 April will help businesses avoid being struck off the Companies House register.
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Chancellor Extends Furlough Scheme to End of June

Posted: 17 April 2020
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended by one month to reflect continuing social distancing measures.
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Claim a Grant Through COVID-19 Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Posted: 14 April 2020
Use this scheme if you're self-employed or a member of a partnership in the UK and have lost income due to coronavirus.
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4 Months to Respond to Trade Mark Examination Reports Now, Says IPO

Posted: 14 April 2020
Following the unprecedented disruption caused by Coronavirus and the closure of Intellectual Property Office (IPO) buildings, there are some alterations to the services the government agency is providing at present.
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Government Announces a New Scheme for Larger Companies

Posted: 3 April 2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has taken further action today to support firms affected by the coronavirus crisis by bolstering business interruption loans for small businesses and announcing a new scheme for larger companies.
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Almost £400m Provided to Keep England’s Buses Running

Posted: 3 April 2020
Greater funding will help keep bus routes running during the coronavirus pandemic.
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UK Universal Credit Benefit Applications Skyrocket

Posted: 1 April 2020
Benefit applications have exceeded a normal UK level by 10 times as people are losing jobs under coronavirus lockdown.
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National Minimum and Living Wage Increases Come into Effect

Posted: 1 April 2020
The 2020 National Living Wage comes into effect today (Wednesday 1 April), a 6.2% increase on the previous rate.
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Vehicle Owners to Be Granted MOT Exemption for 6 Months

Posted: 30 March 2020
Temporary exemption will enable vital services to continue, frontline workers to get to work, and people to get essential food and medicine during the coronavirus outbreak.
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