Parity for the self-employed

Parity for the self-employed

When the Chancellor announced the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) on 26 March, it gave vital support to much of the UK’s self-employed. Rishi Sunak said “It targets support to those who need help most, offering the self-employed the same level of support...
Plans to reopen retail from 15 June

Plans to reopen retail from 15 June

Yesterday the PM set out plans to reopen non-essential retail on 15 June, provided that the 5 key tests are met and that retailers follow the “Covid-19 Secure” guidelines. Retailers now have three weeks to prepare. They must complete their risk assessment, in...
Government outlines plans for reopening society

Government outlines plans for reopening society

When the Prime Minister addressed the nation yesterday – 10 May 2020, he stressed the government’s outline plans for reopening society were entirely dependent on keeping the virus under control. After recognising the losses and thanking us for doing our...
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...