Winter Economy Plan

The Chancellor has scrapped his Autumn Budget, but this afternoon he set out a series of measures to help businesses over the next six months. All the measures are welcome, and below you can see more detail (taken from the Government website). In summary Rishi Sunak announced the following A new Job Support Scheme where[…]

Coronavirus Webinar 30 March 2020

Please see below for our webinar on the help available from government for small businesses, including barristers and employers, during the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. Subjects covered include interest-free loans grants for retails and hospitality businesses deferring VAT and self assessment payments Job retention scheme support for self-employed who earn up to £50,000 per annum Please[…]

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Grant (Covid-19)

On Thursday 26th March, the chancellor announced measures to help self-employed workers during the coronavirus epidemic. The following has been taken directly from the government business support website. The scheme will provide a grant to self-employed individuals or partnerships, worth 80% of their profits up to a cap of £2,500 per month. HMRC will use[…]

Support for businesses that pay little or no business rates

Taken from the government website The government will provide additional Small Business Grant Scheme funding for local authorities to support small businesses that already pay little or no business rates because of small business rate relief (SBBR), rural rate relief (RRR) and tapered relief. This will provide a one-off grant of £10,000 to eligible businesses[…]