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Advice for People Struggling to Pay Bills Due to Coronavirus

Posted: 14 January 2021
Advice for those in difficulty with utility bills, or repayment commitments on credit cards, loans and mortgages, as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Prime Minister Announces Third National Lockdown

Posted: 4 January 2021
From 00.01 on Wednesday people must stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives.
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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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Jobcentres Will Remain Open for Vulnerable Customers

Posted: 27 November 2020
Jobcentres will remain open, as they have throughout the pandemic, to provide essential services to those we cannot help remotely.
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Bounce Back Loan Scheme Top-Ups Open for Eligible Businesses

Posted: 10 November 2020
From 10 November, participating lenders in the scheme are able to offer smaller businesses across the UK a ‘top-up’ to their existing Bounce Back Loan if they originally borrowed less than the maximum amount available to them.
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Which Businesses and Venues Must Close from 5 November

Posted: 4 November 2020
To reduce social contact, new government's regulations require some businesses to close and impose restrictions on how some businesses provide goods and services.
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Government Announces Extension of SEISS Grants

Posted: 24 September 2020
Rishi Sunak has outlined additional government support to provide certainty to the self-employed impacted by coronavirus across the UK.
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Winter Economy Plan to Support More Businesses In Coming Months

Posted: 24 September 2020
Central to the plan is a new Job Support Scheme, extension of Self Employment Income Support Scheme, and flexibility for over one million businesses to pay back loans.
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£300m to Boost UK Manufacturing Productivity by 30%

Posted: 11 September 2020
Businesses with creative ideas to boost the UK's manufacturing capacities set to received £300 million of joint government and industry funding.
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Cycling Infrastructure Under Further Development All Over England

Posted: 12 August 2020
The growing popularity of cycling has brought change in infrastructure all other England, becoming the main cause for improvement in our society.
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CJRS: How to Work Out 80% of Employees’ Wages, NI and Pension Contributions

Posted: 16 May 2020
HMRC updated their CJRS guidance. Learn how to work out 80% of your employees' wages, National Insurance contributions and pension contributions.
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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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Final Details of Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme Unveiled

Posted: 21 April 2020
This scheme helps large businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to access loans of up to £25 million.
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