Practical help from accountants you can rely on

Practical help from accountants you can rely on

What practical help do you expect from your accountants? We are told that up to 40% of businesses have not heard from their accountant during the Covid-19 outbreak. At a time when we are more needed than ever, we find that astonishing and it’s certainly not true of...
Practical insights on the safe reopening of the economy

Practical insights on the safe reopening of the economy

Media speculation is rife that, in the coming days, the government will outline what it sees as the shape of a cautious, collaborative and safe reopening of the economy.   The business support packages are in place and, in large part, working and we know that business...
Bounce Back Loans introduced by Government

Bounce Back Loans introduced by Government

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has today – April 27 –  announced a new micro loan scheme, providing a simple, quick, easy solution for businesses in need of smaller loans. Termed Bounce Back Loans, businesses will be able to apply for 25% of their turnover,...
Reopen the economy safely

Reopen the economy safely

Understanding the need to reopen the economy safely, with public health as the number one priority, we listened in to the practical preparations for restart and recovery suggested by the CBI today. Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General of the CBI talked in the...
Speed up the flow of cash to SMEs says CBI

Speed up the flow of cash to SMEs says CBI

CBI calls for changes to CBILS to speed up the flow of much needed cash to SMEs. The CBI is positive about government support but is deeply concerned about the scale of the cash crunch businesses are facing. The two key elements of this support are the Coronavirus Job...
Managing cashflow – help from Bates Weston

Managing cashflow – help from Bates Weston

Cash is king. Nothing new in that. But right now, managing cashflow is crucial to most SMEs.   Here’s what we think you need to do to manage cashflow:  CUT ANY NON-ESSENTIAL EXPENDITURE IMMEDIATELY  Current spending should be limited to the essentials. Preserve your...