Small business news roundup-23rd October 2020

Rishi Sunak has today announced a change in the winter support schemes. The government have announced a raft of new financial measures to help support businesses through the pandemic. To read these changes in detail please visit our coronavirus business support hub. Just when you thought it could not get worse, [...]

By |2020-10-23T13:30:26+01:00October 23rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Tax relief your employees can claim for working from home

Increasingly, employers are asking employees to work from home. However, this comes with additional household costs for them.  Nevertheless, there is tax relief available. The additional costs your employees can claim for include heating, water bills, business calls or even broadband connection. How much can you claim: Employees can claim a [...]

By |2020-10-22T10:03:24+01:00October 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Small business news roundup-16th October 2020

Covid: Two-week circuit breaker 'may halve deaths', report says A two-week lockdown could be on the cards from the 24th of October, reports suggest. With the three-tier system in place only this week, scientist are warning that this is not enough to help reduce the spread of COVID. The 'Circuit breaker' [...]

By |2020-10-16T16:16:25+01:00October 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Small business news roundup-9th October 2020

How different circumstances affect the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, which has been running over the past few months has been extended to include a second grant .You can claim for the second grant even if you did not claim for the first. You have until the [...]

By |2020-10-09T15:49:55+01:00October 9th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Does the Job Support Scheme make sense?

Last week Rishi Sunak announced the Job Support Scheme to replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Hundreds of thousands of workers remain on Furlough and are reliant on these government payments. However, in October the CJRS payments reduce to 60% of the employee’s wages, up to £1875, with the employee [...]

By |2020-09-29T10:45:18+01:00September 29th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Small business news roundup-25th September 2020

With the pre-empted ‘second wave’ seemingly upon us, Rishi Sunak today announced the governments ‘Winter Economy Plan’ to help businesses cope with the new restrictions, as the recovery is put on hold for the winter it would seem. Who knows what further restrictions we will face, so this proactive approach should [...]

By |2020-10-02T12:13:53+01:00September 25th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The People Problem

Growing businesses need people. You only have 1 pair of hands and unless you want to spend all of your time bogged down in admin and firefighting problems, you will need people (whether employees or subcontractors) to do all of the things that you either do not have time to do or [...]

By |2020-09-24T14:51:50+01:00September 24th, 2020|Blog, The Prosperity Checklist|0 Comments
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