Beware: SEISS Penalties & Claims

Beware: SEISS Penalties & ClaimsThe Treasury has provided HM Revenue & Customs with substantial resources to investigate and recover incorrectly claimed government support. While many businesses are seeing a gradual return towards normality and, as much of the government support is set to come to an end, HMRC will begin the process of investigating and…

Business Support: Mobile & Home-Based Close-Contact Services

Business Support: Mobile & Home-Based Close-Contact ServicesSupport for mobile / home-based hairdressers, beauticians etc A new government grant of £4,000 is now available for mobile / home-based close-contact service providers such as hairdressers, makeup artists and beauticians. This grant is designed for those businesses and individuals who do not operate from a business premises and…

Claim Your Business Closure Grant

Are You Eligible for a Business Closure Grant?Businesses that are forced to close or are placed under trading restrictions may be eligible for a grant. Find out if you’re eligible. The government’s covid tier system has meant that many businesses, particularly in Tier 4, are forced to close or are placed under trading restrictions. These…

Furlough Scheme Extended

Furlough Scheme ExtendedThe government has extended the Job Retention Scheme until 31 March 2021. Due to the continued impact of coronavirus on businesses across the country the government have extended the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) or “furlough scheme” until 31st March 2021. This applies to businesses across the UK, whether they are open or closed.…

Self-Employed Coronavirus Grant Increased

Self-Employed Coronavirus Grant IncreasedThe upcoming SEISS Grant covering the period from 1st November 2020 to 31 January 2021 has been increased from 20% to 40% of average trading profits. The UK Government has responded to the continued impact that Covid-19 has had on many self-employed businesses and has taken action to provide additional support. The…