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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 26 June 2020

The news that more businesses are able to open will come as welcome relief to many.  With funding and business support changing or coming to an end we will continue to keep you updated with the key changes. Northumberland Local Discretionary Grant Fund Deadline This discretionary fund was made available to all local authorities in […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Applications Open for Scottish B&B Hardship Fund

Information correct as of 16 June 2020 The Scottish Government’s hardship fund to help Bed & Breakfast and Small Serviced Accommodation Providers affected by COVID-19 is now open for applications. The fund is specifically aimed to help those small businesses that do not have business bank accounts and have not been able to access support […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 16 June 2020 – Important information re. Phase 2 of Furlough and Self-Employment Claims

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) As you will have seen in our previous updates, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is changing from 1 July to encourage businesses to bring furloughed staff back into work. The initial phase of the CJRS was effectively closed to new employees on 10 June 2020. Therefore, if an employee […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 12 June 2020

We are another step closer to a further easing of lockdown and many of our retail clients are preparing to re-open next week, along with places of worship, secondary schools, zoos and outdoor attractions. There have been reports that there will be further guidance released soon in relation to the next phase of the Coronavirus […]

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – Key Dates You Need to Know

Important dates and what you need to know  10 June 2020: this is the last day on which someone who has never been furloughed before needs to start a period of furlough and qualify for CJRS. The scheme will close to anyone who hasn’t completed a full 3 weeks of furlough by 30 June.  You […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Latest Update – Summary of Finance and Business Measures

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 28 October: Coronavirus Business Contingency Fund (Scotland only) is announced offering support for softplay centres and nightclubs   For each measure we have listed the date of […]


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Tax and Crypto Assets

2009 saw the launch of Bitcoin. Originally seen as being just for geeks and possibly hackers, crypto assets are becoming more common and even considered mainstream by many. HMRC has noted this increased interest in crypto assets. If you invest or trade in crypto assets and you pay taxes in the UK, you need to […]