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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: 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/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 […]