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COVID-19 Application Deadlines: Self-Employment and Scottish Small Business Grants

There are a number of grant and funding schemes that are coming close to their application deadlines.  These include the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), Scottish B&B Hardship Fund, Scottish Newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund, Scottish Small Business Support Grant and the Scottish Retail, Hospitality, Leisure Support Grant.  If you haven’t already made your application, you […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 3 July 2020

Information correct as of 3 July 2020 We are now in month four of the COVID-19 crisis and have been providing  regular updates since 17 March.  We hope you have found these useful and our plans are to continue to provide you with key information as and when it happens. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)  […]

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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: Summary of Finance and Business Measures – last updated 17 June

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 17 June: Eviction Protection for Commercial Tenants (England only) – the ban on landlords evicting firms for unpaid commercial rent is being extended For each measure […]


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Global Markets Performance Update – 2021 Quarter 1

During a year like no other, we are feeling quite buoyed by how we managed our operations during 2020. The saying “change is the only constant in life” has certainly been proved time and time again over the past 12 months. As we write our latest quarterly update, the sense of optimism feels greater than […]