Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – FAQs

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – FAQs

Following current government guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) daily webinar clarified the following points: How much can employers claim? Firms can claim 80% of wages up to a maximum of £2,500 per...
Clearing your financial “To Do” list during lockdown

Clearing your financial “To Do” list during lockdown

Richard Coombs, Tax Partner at Bates Weston, suggests we use the time at home to clear our financial “to do” lists.  If you believe all of the people currently posting on social media about their plans for this period of lockdown, it seems that the...
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – FAQs

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was announced at a government press conference on Friday 20 March. The new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been set up to help pay people’s wages.  Any employer in the country (small or large, including charitable or...
Self-Employed Income Support Scheme announced

Self-Employed Income Support Scheme announced

Chancellor’s Announcement 26 March 2020 The Chancellor has announced the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme as part of the package of measures to support the economy. The new Self -Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will give a direct cash grant worth...
Practical tips from our SME to yours

Practical tips from our SME to yours

These are uncharted waters for all of us. The stakes are high. As an SME ourselves, we are facing the same challenges as many of our clients. In this article we look at practical tips for SMEs. What are the challenges SMEs face and what are we suggesting our clients...