FINANCE AND LAW

Time Magazine Joins Other Companies in Holding Bitcoin on Balance Sheet

Posted: 12 April 2021
Time Magazine will accept Bitcoin as payment and plans to make an educational video series on cryptocurrencies.
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Recovery Loan Scheme Launches Today

Posted: 6 April 2021
The new Recovery Loan Scheme will ensure businesses continue to benefit from Government-guaranteed finance throughout 2021.
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Fisheries and Seafood Scheme Opens for Applications

Posted: 6 April 2021
New scheme launches to provide £6.1 million over the next 12 months to support England’s seafood sector, coastal communities and marine environment.
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Around 50,000 Businesses Close Due to Late Payments Every Year

Posted: 6 April 2021
Some businesses wait several months before paying their suppliers, severely impacting the bottom line of many small businesses.
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Government-Backed Loans Supported Thousands of Businesses During Pandemic

Posted: 3 April 2021
Government-backed finance helped thousands of businesses protect jobs and livelihoods during the coronavirus pandemic.
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1.6 million

Posted: 3 April 2021
More than 1.6 million firms benefited from government-backed loans to keep them trading and protect jobs and livelihoods during the coronavirus pandemic.
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New Restart Grants Scheme to Provide Funding of up to £18,000 to Eligible Businesses

Posted: 1 April 2021
A fresh wave of grant funding launched as councils are called on to do their bit to continue supporting businesses.
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National Living Wage Extended to Younger Workers

Posted: 1 April 2021
The age threshold for the National Living Wage changes from 25 to 23 as the rate increases on 1 April.
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Automatic Filing Extensions Due to Come to an End

Posted: 25 March 2021
The automatic extensions granted by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act will come to an end for filing deadlines that fall after 5 April 2021.
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UAE and UK Launch Sovereign Investment Partnership to Support Life Science Industry

Posted: 24 March 2021
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company to invest £800m, alongside £200m from the UK, boosting the next generation of British life science companies.
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Over 30 Tax Policymaking Updates Published

Posted: 23 March 2021
The government has published a series of tax documents and consultations in a move to strengthen policymaking and help create a more trusted, simple and modern tax system.
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UK Households Asked to Share Personal Data in 2021 Census

Posted: 21 March 2021
A once-a-decade census will be carried out on Sunday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Who Can Claim Grants Under the Furlough Scheme?

Posted: 12 March 2021
If you cannot maintain your workforce because your operations have been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), you can furlough employees and apply for a grant to cover a portion of their usual monthly wage costs where you record them as being on furlough.
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Britain’s Most Affordable Towns for Home Buyers

Posted: 11 March 2021
Shildon in County Durham has been identified as Britain’s most affordable town, with average house prices equating to around £6,000 more than a typical couple’s gross annual earnings.
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Global House Prices Went Stratospheric in 2020

Posted: 10 March 2021
The strongest housing markets in the Global Property Guide's  survey during 2020 included New Zealand (+16.77%), Sri Lanka (+15.47%), Puerto Rico (+14.59%), Slovak Republic (+14.28%), and Turkey (+13.7%), using inflation-adjusted figures.
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