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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Updated 09.03.2021: In his Budget last week, the chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until September 2021.
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The government’s coronavirus roadmap for easing restrictions

Under the Prime Minister’s indicative timeframe, the final lockdown restrictions should be lifted on or after Monday, 21 June.
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Government support for jobs

The government has announced a programme under the Plan for Jobs initiative to support young people getting into the workplace and building the skills they will need. 
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COVID-19 government support packages

Businesses that are forced to close as a result of COVID-19 restrictions may be entitled to additional government support. Assistance is also […]
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Coronavirus: Obtaining business grant funding

Businesses in England that are required to close due to local or national restrictions could be eligible for grant funding based on […]
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Additional financial support

A variety of funds have been created to help businesses throughout the pandemic as well as the Bank of England vowing to […]
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The tax impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has impacted many areas of society, and for the UK government it has resulted in huge levels of spending […]
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Changes to VAT, tax and other costs

In early June, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) announced that firms that failed to cancel their direct debit in time and payment […]
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extension FAQs

In his Budget last week, the chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended until September 2021
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A note from Managing Director, Adrian Reynolds

England will enter a second period of lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus on Thursday, 5 November through to Wednesday, […]
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Support for businesses through the second lockdown

It was the news that every business owner was dreading, but now a second UK-wide lockdown is upon us, forcing a wide […]
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The Job Support Scheme

The Job Support Scheme (JSS) was announced as a replacement for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and was due to begin […]
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