Category Archives: Covid 19/Coronavirus

Budget Update – 3rd March 2021

Spring Budget update - Rishi Sunak

Today was the long awaited Spring Budget, and to be fair after the leaks there wasn’t much left to announce! It was full of extra measures for support during the pandemic giving comfort to many business owners, along with expected tax rises – although thankfully not just yet for the rises. Further Pandemic Support Furlough […]

New payment plan for Coronavirus VAT deferral

payment plan for coronavirus vat deferral

If you deferred your VAT payment last year (the one that was due between 20th March & 30th June 2020) HMRC have now released more details on the extended payment terms available. You will have the following choices on how to make payment: pay the deferred VAT in full, on or before 31 March 2021 […]

Extended Furlough Support for Lockdown 2.0

Extended furlough support

Halloween has turned out to be a nightmare for many business owners with the announcement of a second national lockdown. The only saving grace is we’ve already lived through a national lockdown with little notice and no idea how to cope.  This time We have a few days notice and many businesses will be much […]

Job Support Scheme – Continued Help for Employers

Job Support Scheme

*The Job Support Scheme has now been delayed due to the second national lockdown – the Furlough Scheme has been extended – check out the details in our extended furlough support blog* The Job Support Scheme was announced as part of the Winter Economy Plan on Thursday 24th September.  And then amended on Thursday 22nd […]

Job Retention (Furlough) Bonus Scheme

Bonus notice

Back in July during the Summer Update Rishi Sunak announced a Job Retention Bonus.  A one off bonus of £1,000 for each furloughed employee who is still employed as of 31st January 2021.  This will be paid to the employer – not the employee. As we said previously, while this is a great bonus and […]

How we’ve been helping clients during the last few months of the Coronavirus pandemic

Two women hugging

I can’t believe we’re almost 6 months into the pandemic – where have the last 6 months gone?  Ok, I know some of you reading this may feel it’s been the longest 6 months ever, especially if you’re unable to work, but for us it’s gone so quick, and I’m really proud of what we’ve […]

The Chancellor’s Summer Update

Rishi Sunak set out a mini budget yesterday, Weds 8th July 2020, with some more measures aimed at getting the economy running again.  While we knew about a few of these, a couple were surprises, and I’m sure many were disappointed that the rumoured £500/£250 high street vouchers were not included! So what do these […]

Flexible Furlough from 1st July 2020

*Furlough support has now been extended with the announcement of the second national lockdown – check out our blog on details of the support extension* The government have made some changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from 1st July to allow businesses to gradually return their employees to work over the coming months. […]

What we’ve been doing for our clients during the Coronavirus Pandemic

What we’re doing for you right now Now we have all the furlough claims in, and money is starting to be paid out to our clients I thought it would be a good to take a little time out to update you on everything we have been doing during all this craziness, and what is […]

Chasing for payment during the Coronavirus pandemic

Just because we’re in strange times, and many businesses are on pause it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep chasing payment of your outstanding invoices, you just need to do it in a sensitive way. Credit control is an import part in maintaining a healthy cashflow, and we need this more than ever right now to […]