Lockdown Ends 2nd December

Yesterday, 23rd November, the Prime Minister announced that on 2 December, across all of England, regardless of tier: The stay at home requirement will end, with domestic and international travel being permitted again subject to guidance in each tier. Shops, personal care, gyms and the wider leisure sector will reopen. Collective worship, weddings and outdoor…

Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan Scheme updated with further options

The coronavirus Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) has recently been updated to provide new options. The recent changes allow businesses to top up existing loans, extend the loan period, make interest-only repayments, or pause repayments. The scheme enables smaller businesses to access finance more quickly during the coronavirus outbreak and helps small and medium-sized businesses…

Covid Lockdown Business Support Grants

Under the new Covid-19 Lockdown business support package, the following Business Grants will be available: Businesses required to close in England due to local or national restrictions will be eligible for the following: For properties with a rateable value of £15k or under, grants to be £1,334 per month, or £667 per two weeks; For…

New National Covid Restrictions from 5th November

For information on the new Covid-19 national restrictions for England, including a high-level view of what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available, click here. The Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) is being extended and is reverting back to the Government (i.e. Taxpayer) paying…