It was the news that every business owner was dreading, but now a second UK-wide lockdown is upon us, forcing a wide range of businesses to shut until December.
As part of their Winter Economy Plan, the government recently announced the launch of their enhanced Time to Pay service.
Open businesses which are experiencing considerable difficulty will be given extra help to retain employees as government significantly increases contribution to wage costs under the Job Support Scheme and business contributions drop to 5%.
As uncertainty around COVID-19 continues and the colder months draw in, the next six months will be a very difficult time for businesses and their workers across Lincolnshire. Fortunately, more government support has been announced, with major changes set to begin almost immediately.