FINANCIAL SERVICES

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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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).
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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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Budget 2020: the Chancellor’s Speech in Full

Posted: 11 March 2020
Here's the Budget 2020 speech as delivered by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Coronavirus Can Halve Global Economy Growth, Says OECD

Posted: 2 March 2020
The impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on economic prospects is severe and must be limited by coordinated action.
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Major Package of Support for Storm-Hit Areas

Posted: 19 February 2020
Government announces thousands of pounds of support including grants, council tax relief and business rate relief for people and businesses in areas affected by flooding.
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£5,000

Posted: 19 February 2020
Flood-hit homes and businesses can apply for up to £5,000 to help make them more resilient to future flooding.
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Britain to Continue Contributing to EU Budget

Posted: 9 February 2020
The UK quit the European Union on 31 January 2020, but till the end of the year the country will continue to contribute to the EU budget.
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