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The government will be refunding the cost of Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for small businesses, providing you have a PAYE payroll scheme that was created and started on or before 28 February 2020 and you have up to 250 employees, again as at 28 February 2020. The repayment will cover up to 14 days […]
This week saw announcements in relation to two key pillars of the government’s business support measures. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended for four months, until the end of October, and the online application process for the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opened on 13 May. It is worth noting the closing date […]
The Chancellor has announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended for four months, until the end of October. It had been due to finish at the end of June. There will be no changes made to the details of the scheme until the end of July. From August there will be a number […]
We have always been an advocate of IT security and data protection. And now, the COVID-19 crisis has created a nirvana-like world for many scammers who see it as an opportunity to profit. In March the City of London Police reported a 400% increase in scams related to COVID-19 cashing in on people’s fears and […]
When SEISS was first announced, the initial guidance provided was that HMRC would contact you in mid-May and that payments would be made in June. However, on Monday 4 May HMRC updated their guidance, which can be found here on the GOV.UK website. The major point to note, is that GWA as your agents are […]