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Coronavirus/COVID-19: 5 November Update – Furlough Extended and SEISS Increased

As you may be aware, this afternoon the Chancellor has announced an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) along with an increase to the next grant for the self-employed (SEISS) to 80% of average profits across its three-month period. The statement identified the broad elements of the changes to be made, however we […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: 2 November Update – England Lockdown: UK Government Announcement

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement at the weekend and the new controls in Scotland coming into force today, we are once again preparing for the repercussions. We want to reassure you that the health and future of our staff and clients remains our priority.  As we are considered a ‘key business’ we do have a […]

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Nightclubs and Soft Play Centres in Scotland first to benefit from COVID-19 Business Contingency Fund

Nightclubs and soft play centres that have been closed by law since March in Scotland will be the first sectors to benefit from the Scottish COVID-19 Business Contingency Fund. The one-off grants will be linked to rateable value and any businesses operating across more than one premises will be able to claim one full grant, […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: 23 October Update – Job Support and Local Lockdown Funding Increased

In his announcement yesterday, the Chancellor outlined the increased support being made available to businesses effected by COVID-19 restrictions. This included bringing more flexibility to the Job Support Scheme, by reducing costs to employers, increasing the funding available to those self-employed and providing grants to businesses that have remained open but who, nevertheless, are experiencing […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: 9 October Update – Don’t Miss Claim Deadline Dates

More details are being released in relation to the measures being introduced as part of the Winter Economy Plan that was announced last month. We would also like to remind you that a number of key dates are approaching for making claims and providing information to HMRC for those who are self-employed and also in […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 8 April

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. Last updated 8 April: more details on the Recovery Loan Scheme For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any of […]


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Private Sector IR35 Changes – Will it impact you?

March 2021 The Government’s controversial legislation to tackle ‘disguised employment’ arrangements goes through an important change from 6 April 2021 which could have a significant impact on anyone who uses a limited company to carry out their services for medium and large businesses. The legislation – commonly referred to as “IR35” – was introduced by […]