Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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-Employed Income Support Scheme as part of the package of measures to support the economy. The new Self -Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will give a direct cash grant worth 80%...
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...
Support for charities during Covid-19 outbreak

Support for charities during Covid-19 outbreak

Wayne Thomas, Partner at Bates Weston reviews the available support for charities during the Covid-19 outbreak and the guidance issued by the Government and the Charity Commission relating to their governance and reporting. Support to pay charity staff Charities are...