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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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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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Employers to Claim for Temporary Leave Wage Costs for 3 Months

Posted: 26 March 2020
Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (“furlough”) due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Ban on Evictions for Commercial Tenants to Add Extra Protection During Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted: 24 March 2020
Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of coronavirus will be protected from eviction.
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Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) Is Now Available Through Participating Lenders

Posted: 23 March 2020
The scheme will help smaller businesses withstand disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
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31 Million Taxpayers to Get April Tax Cut

Posted: 21 March 2020
31 million people to benefit from a tax cut, as National Insurance contributions thresholds to rise to £9,500 per year.
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Pubs and Restaurants May Operate as Takeaways During Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted: 18 March 2020
Planning rules will be relaxed so pubs and restaurants can operate as hot food takeaways during the coronavirus outbreak.
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COVID-19: Support for Businesses

Posted: 17 March 2020
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through the period of disruption caused by the coronavirus.
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Government to Introduce Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Posted: 17 March 2020
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme will temporarily replace the Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme.
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Banking Industry Summit Leaders Consider Broader Support for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

Posted: 14 March 2020
Bankers met yesterday to discuss coordinated action to support SMEs during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus Guidance for Employers and Businesses

Posted: 11 March 2020
Information on healthcare advice for employers and support for businesses.
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Businesses May Apply for Filing Period Extension due to Coronavirus

Posted: 11 March 2020
If Coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected your company and you need more time to file your accounts, you should act before your filing deadline.
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These Steps Will Help Protect Staff's Health and Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic, Says Acas

Posted: 11 March 2020
Acas has published new advice to help employers and their staff understand their rights when it comes to handling the impact of coronavirus at work.
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