The Government announces increased support for the self-employed

Further to the announcement of the second lockdown and the extension of the Furlough Scheme, the Chancellor has made changes to the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme that will apply from 1st November 2020. The Chancellor has increased the grant available for...

The Chancellor announces extension of Furlough Scheme

Following the announcement of a second national lockdown, Rishi Sunak has extended the Furlough Scheme until 2nd December.  The Government have also announced some further extensions of support, and there may well be more to follow. The Job Retention Scheme.The Job...

Qualifying for the Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus Scheme

HMRC has issued additional guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus Scheme (JRBS), further clarifying details on eligibility. The JRBS is a £1,000 one-off taxable payment to employers for each eligible employee they furlough and keep continuously employed until...