FINANCE AND LAW

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).
Read More >

Companies Given 3-Month Extension Period to File Accounts During COVID-19

Posted: 25 March 2020
Businesses will be given an additional 3 months to file accounts with Companies House to help companies avoid penalties as they deal with the impact of COVID-19.
Read More >

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.
Read More >

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.
Read More >

Competition Laws Relaxed for Supermarkets to Cooperate During Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted: 19 March 2020
The government is temporarily relaxing elements of competition law as part of a package of measures to allow supermarkets to work together to feed the nation.
Read More >

15% of GDP

Posted: 17 March 2020
The UK government's rescue package to businesses worth £330bn amounts to 15% of gross domestic product (GDP).
Read More >

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.
Read More >

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.
Read More >

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.
Read More >

Coronavirus Guidance for Employers and Businesses

Posted: 11 March 2020
Information on healthcare advice for employers and support for businesses.
Read More >

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.
Read More >

Budget 2020: the Chancellor’s Speech in Full

Posted: 11 March 2020
Here's the Budget 2020 speech as delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.
Read More >

Best and Worst UK Banks Revealed - Which? Money

Posted: 7 March 2020
Which? recommended providers include First Direct, Starling Bank, Nationwide Building Society, and M&S Bank.
Read More >

Monetary Policy Easing Rolled Out as Coronavirus Hits Asian Manufacturing

Posted: 3 March 2020
After China factory index hit record low on coronavirus, finance ministers and central bank governors from the leading western nations pledged to use "all appropriate policy tools" to maintain the stability of the financial system.
Read More >

Scrapping Entrepreneurs’ Relief Will Destroy Retirements, Say Small Firms

Posted: 2 March 2020
Entrepreneurs often see their business as the retirement plan, the FSB said.
Read More >
1 2 6 7