COVID-19 Business Support Hub

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More businesses invited to apply for Covid-19 support after EU State Aid changes - August 2020

Even more struggling businesses affected by Covid-19 can now access finance under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), it …

New legislation introduced to protect redundancy pay of furloughed workers - July 2020

The Government has announced that from 31 July 2020 any furloughed worker that is made redundant will receive a payment …

Chancellor considers online sales tax for e-commerce retail sector - July 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is considering the introduction of a new sales tax for the online retail sector in a …

COVID-19 – Almost one in three businesses ‘expect redundancies’ according to the latest research - July 2020

Almost one in three businesses (29 per cent) expect to make redundancies in the next three months, according to the …

Paying for COVID-19: Government begins exploring tax take back - July 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has commissioned the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to undertake a review into how Capital Gains …

Government confirms the next steps for the digitisation of taxation - July 2020

The Treasury has released new details on the next steps it intends to take as part of its long-term tax …

Upcoming key dates for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - July 2020

In the next few weeks, employers may need to submit additional information or change the way they manage their Coronavirus …

Government confirms Job Retention Bonus of £1,000 - July 2020

During the Summer Economic Update, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his Plan for Jobs, which included a new incentive for …