COVID-19 Business Support Hub

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Please read the articles below for our latest updates.

One in 10 firms unable to reopen safely under current guidance, study reveals - May 2020

One in 10 firms are unable to open safely under the Government’s current health and safety guidance, a major study …

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – the next steps - May 2020

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), also known as the furlough scheme, was recently extended until October, with no …

New Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill to extend accounting deadlines - May 2020

The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill will help maximise your business’ chance of survival throughout the coronavirus pandemic, it …

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme set to open for claims - May 2020

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (CSSPRS), announced by the Chancellor at the Budget, is set to open for …

Maximum Government-backed loan amount for larger businesses increased to £200 million - May 2020

The Government has announced an increase in the maximum amount that larger businesses can borrow under the Coronavirus Large Business …

Temporary tax freeze on home office expenditure announced - May 2020

The Government has announced a temporary tax and National Insurance Contribution (NIC) exemption that ensures that home office equipment purchased …

Tax treatment of expenses and benefits during COVID-19 - May 2020

The Government has updated its guidance on taxable expenses and benefits when they are paid to employees during the Coronavirus …

Money laundering supervision payment deferrals and deregistration announced by HM Revenue & Customs - May 2020

Businesses that require money laundering supervision from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) can receive a six-month payment deferral or deregistration …