Entries by Kate

What Support Is Available For The National Lockdown 5 November 2020?

Following on from the government announcements we thought we would reach out about what support is available so far, as we go into the national lockdown on Thursday: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme CJRS (furlough) scheme extended to December paying 80% of employees wages up to £2,500. Employers will be required to cover national insurance and […]

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant Extension Due to the ongoing impact that Covid-19 has had on the self-employed the UK government has taken action to provide support. The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant Extension will provide critical support to the self-employed in the form of two grants, which will both be available for 2 […]

What Is The Job Support Scheme?

The JSS (Job Support Scheme) has been put in place to aid those employers facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19 and who will no longer be able to use the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The JSS will apply from 1 November 2020 to 30 April 2021. Under this scheme the state […]

How Can I Do Cash Flow Forecasting?

Monitoring cashflow for a business has never been more important, particularly due to the impact of Coronavirus. There are softwares such as Fluidly and Float that link with Xero and can help to produce cash flow forecasts. The biggest issue that we come across when asked to do cash flow forecasts is Xero not being […]

Self Employed Income Support Scheme Extended

The original Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) covered March – May and most people received their payments during May. Individuals can continue to apply for the first SEISS grant until 13 July. An extension has now been announced where the self employed can apply for a further grant in August if they have been […]

Emergency Grant Scheme for Staffordshire’s Micro Businesses

Staffordshire County Council have launched a limited £500,000 businesses fund, to support micro-businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic. This grant fund is targeted at small, micro and one person businesses that are not eligible for the grants and rate relief packages offered by the government. A total of £500,000 is available, with the maximum grant being […]

IR35 Reform Delayed

It was announced this evening that the IR35 reforms that were due to come in on 6 April have now been delayed by a year. Chief Treasury Secretary Steve Barclay made the announcement as part of measures put in place to protect the economy during the Coronovirus outbreak