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COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 5 October 2021

This article summarises the business support measures the UK and Scottish governments, along with other NGBs and organisations have introduced as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Remember Remember the End of September

The end of September marks major changes to, a number of the economic measures the government brought in to support businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic including furlough, SEISS and the reduced VAT rate.

GWA COVID-19 Risk Assessment

Government direction requires that employers with more than 50 employees should publish their COVID-19 risk assessment. You can read GWA's most recent risk assessment here.

COVID-19 Business Rates Holiday Winds Down

Early on during the COVID-19 crisis, both the UK and Scottish Governments paused the payment of business rates for…

A Brave New World – How GWA Adapted to a Different Way of Working

Cast your mind back to February 2017. Remember those halcyon days of summer holidays abroad, meeting your mates for…

Supreme Court backs small firms over business interruption insurance claims

Information as of 15 January 2021 Further to our article which reminded you to check your insurance policy for business…

Frequently asked questions about CJRS and SEISS

Don’t forget the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) December claim deadline is Thursday 14 January and  the last date…

GWA Offices – Update following latest Government Announcements

Information Correct as of 5 January 2021 Following the latest announcements by the UK and Scottish governments, we want to…

Check your Insurance Policy for Business Interruption Claims

The impacts of COVID-19 on small businesses has been far reaching, with mandated closures and disruptions leading to substantial…

COVID-19: 24 September Update – Rishi Sunak announces Winter Economy Plan

We now know that there will not be the usual Autumn Budget.  Instead, Rishi Sunak has outlined the government’s…

GWA Offices – How we are managing COVID-19

Information correct as of 16 October 2020 Everyone needs to assess and manage the risks of COVID-19. As an employer,…

Coronavirus/COVID-19: Chancellor’s Summer Statement

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has revealed his summer economic update with the aim of mitigating the impact of the COVID-19…