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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: Update 5 June 2020

After the notable announcement last week about the Job Retention Scheme and Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, the more recent financial updates in relation to COVID-19 are likely to have less of an impact and possibly affect fewer people. Nonetheless, they are still important to know and we appreciate if they help just one person are […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 25 November

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 25 November: SEISS rules for third grant have been clarified  For each measure we have listed the date of the latest change. Simply click on any […]


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It Can Pay to Go Green

Information as of 18 November 2020 As well as helping to reduce everyone’s carbon footprint, lower energy costs can make a positive difference to many homeowner’s finances and also an organisations’ bottom line. Recent days have seen both the UK and Scottish Governments highlight the funding they are making available to encourage faster energy efficiencies. […]