Update on the Covid-19 support schemes

Following on from the Prime Ministers announcement over the weekend everything that was on our last post, dated 30th October, is currently unaffected except for the ‘Job Support Scheme’ and an amendment to the ‘Self-Employed Income Support Scheme’. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) / Job Support Scheme (JJS) Originally the CJRS was due to cease…

Update on the Covid-19 support schemes

Job Support Scheme As we know the CJRS (furlough) scheme that the Government introduced at the start of the pandemic will be finishing on 31st October and is going to be replaced by the Job Support Scheme which will be open to all employers in the UK even if they have not previously applied under…

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

HM Revenue and Customs have advised that the second and final grant for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be available from 17th August 2020. If you were eligible for the first grant and can confirm that your business has been adversely affected on or after 14th July 2020 then you will be able to…

Chancellor’s Summer Statement

We hope that you, your families and your staff are keeping well and safe over these very testing and unprecedented months. We have successfully reopened our office back to our normal hours of 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, whilst keeping to social distancing measures. Please ensure that if you visit the office that you…

Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

HMRC have announced that the first Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) application will close on 13th July 2020 so if you have not already applied and wish to then please do so. The first grant was worth 80% of an individual’s average monthly trading profits covering three months capped at £7,500. The second grant available…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

As part of changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the current system will change as from 30th June 2020. For the changes that are going to happen over the next couple of months please see the below – From 1st July, you’ll have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work…

VAT Deferral

One of the initial government support for businesses when COVID-19 broke out was they gave businesses the option of deferring their VAT payments if they were unable to pay on time, without incurring late payment interest or penalties. Payment of VAT falling due between 20th‌ March and 30th June 2020 can be deferred until 31st…

Job Vacancies – June 2020

We are looking for a new member of staff/s to join our firm. This position is very flexible depending on the candidate and either full time or part time depending on their skill set. We are looking for the following roles – Receptionist / Typist / Building Society – This member of staff will need…

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be available if you are self-employed individually or in a partnership and the following apply – •       you carry on a trade which has been adversely affected by coronavirus •       you traded in the tax year 2018 to 2019 and submitted your Self-Assessment tax return on or before 23…

Application for Small business grant funding / Retail, leisure and hospitality grant

We have a further update on the application for small business grant funding which is now available to apply for via Sedgemoor district council. The criteria for businesses to qualify is as follows: Under the Small Business Grant Fund (SBGF) all eligible businesses in England in receipt of either Small Business Rates Relief (SBRR) or…
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