COVID-19 measures for UK businesses

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant extension

The 4th and 5th SEISS grants The government has released more information relating to the 4th grant which will cover the period from February 2021 to April 2021. Eligibility for the 4th and 5th grants will be based on the 2019/2020 tax return as submitted by midnight on Tuesday 2 March and so the grants …

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Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

New Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) guidance is now available on GOV‌‌.UK. To check if you are eligible and to get ready to claim, go to GOV‌‌.UK and search ‘Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’. You can start to apply for CJRS online from Wednesday‌‌‌ ‌11‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ ‌November – for periods from 1 November. You will need to submit …

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

The government is continuing its support for millions of self-employed individuals by extending the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant. Self-employed individuals and members of partnerships who are eligible for the SEISS and are actively continuing trading but are experiencing reduced demand due to coronavirus (COVID-19), will be eligible for a further SEISS grant to …

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VAT reduction

Frrom 15‌‌‌ ‌July until 12‌‌‌ ‌January 2021, the UK government will cut VAT from 20% to 5% on any eat-in or hot takeaway food and drinks from restaurants, cafes and pubs, excluding alcohol. This VAT reduction also applies to all holiday accommodation in hotels, B&Bs, campsites and caravan sites, as well as attractions like cinemas, …

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Private Rent Sector Landlord Covid-19 Loan Scheme (Scottish Government)

The PRS Landlord (non-business) Covid-19 Loan will provide short-term support for landlords where tenants are having difficulty paying rent as a result of the impacts of Covid-19. Landlords should be engaging with their tenants to manage these difficulties and this loan is intended to support them to do this. The interest free loan is available …

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is changing:

Do you have a question about Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme/Furloughed employees? please contact Saeed Sharif Chartered Certified Accountant, Assuring you of our best attention at all times. From 1 July, employers can bring back to work employees that have previously been furloughed for any amount of time and any shift pattern, while still being able …

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