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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Budget 2021: What You Need to Know

Posted: 3 March 2021
Here's a full list of measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the latest Budget.
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Furlough Scheme Extended Until End of September

Posted: 3 March 2021
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which was due to end in April, will now be extended until the end of September.
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Mayor Calls on London’s Innovators to Support City’s Recovery

Posted: 23 February 2021
Sadiq Khan unveils partners and goals for £1m Resilience Fund and launches £500k design-led recovery scheme.
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Prime Minister Sets Out Roadmap to Ease Lockdown Restrictions

Posted: 22 February 2021
The UK government publishes four-step roadmap to ease restrictions across England and provide a route back to a more normal way of life.
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The Inspiring Mathematical Persona of James Simons

Posted: 23 January 2021
James Simons is an inspiring mathematician and a businessman whose life is full of twists and turns ending with incredible success.
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National lockdown: Stay at Home

Posted: 4 January 2021
Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly across the country. Find out what you can and cannot do during the third national lockdown in England.
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Small Grassroots Organisations Supported in Tackling Loneliness

Posted: 2 January 2021
Government's funding will help provide immediate and targeted relief to those most at risk of loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Extended CJRS: How to Calculate Your Employees’ Hours and Wages

Posted: 5 November 2020
This policy paper applies for CJRS claims for periods starting on or after 1 November 2020.
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Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers Revealed

Posted: 21 October 2020
The Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers 2020 have been announced today, with the British Army securing the number one slot as the best apprenticeship employer in the country.
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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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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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EU Parliament Gives Final Approval to Brexit Deal

Posted: 29 January 2020
The European Parliament gave today its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for orderly Brexit to take place this Friday.
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Businesses Receive HMRC Letters about UK-EU Trade Arrangements

Posted: 27 January 2020
HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world highlight actions necessary to take before the end of the transition period.
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Prince Harry and Wife Meghan to 'Step Back' from Being Senior Royals and 'Become Financially Independent'

Posted: 8 January 2020
Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, announced on Wednesday that they intend to step back as senior members of the British royal family.
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