Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

All employers can apply to HMRC for a grant to pay 80% of the wages of retained staff who are not working (known as “furlough”) up to a maximum of £2,500 per worker per month. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be backdated to 1st March 2020 and will...

Tax Deferrals

Self Assessment Deferrals The self-assessment payments due this coming July will be deferred (but not waived) until January 2021; all Income Tax payable in July 2020 is deferred until 31 January 2021. VAT Payment Deferrals The next quarter of VAT payments will be...

Business Rates Retail Discount

The Government has implemented a 12-month business rates holiday for all shops, pubs, theatres, music venues, restaurants and any other hospitality or leisure business, which comes into place from April…

Self-Employed Earners

Support for self-employed earners mirrors somewhat the relief for employees via the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). 80% of earnings based on an average from the last three tax years, and capped at £2,500 per month.

Small Business Rates Relief (SBRR)

A cash grant of up to £25,000 for those businesses with a rateable value of less than £51,000, and cash grants of £10,000 to 700,000 of the smallest businesses.

Enhanced Statutory Sick Pay (SSP)

If you have a member of staff who has the recognised symptoms of Coronavirus, they and the rest of their household should self-isolate for 14 days. During this period, their absence should be treated as sickness and paid as per your sickness absence policy.