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Covid-19 has taken most businesses for an unpleasant toss but now with the lockdown opening there is really nothing much we can do aside from safe practices and trying to pick up the pieces. There is an obvious risk in re-starting or in even running a business during this pandemic, however, it isn’t possible to simply lock the door and throw away the key for more reas...

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August 10, 2020


The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll not only on world health but on businesses as well. The government with the introduction of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme(CJRS) earlier this year in March managed to save many employers from engaging in mass redundancies. However, the main criteria to furlough till the end of June was the assumption that the employee was &lsq...

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August 06, 2020


When furlough started earlier this year in March it is doubtful that employers expected it to run this long. However, no one can deny that it has been a welcome relief especially for employees who feared instant dismissals. Unfortunately, since for now the coronavirus appears to be quite content to stay the scheme faced an extension to October 2020. But there have been sign...

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June 19, 2020


Undoubtedly, most of the businesses are dealing with great difficulties due to the COVID19 pandemic. Therefore, to help the companies to cope with this period of financial disruption, on 20 April, the Chancellor announced the Future Fund Scheme. Via this scheme convertible loans ranging from £125,000 to £5 million will be issued to innovative companies that main...

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June 18, 2020


In March 2020 the UK government announced the COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) Rebate Scheme to support the small and medium-sized businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this scheme, small and medium-sized employers, with fewer than 250 employees, will be able to apply to HMRC to recover the costs of paying coronavirus-related SSP. The Coronavirus Statutory Si...

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June 02, 2020


Businesses are facing hard-hitting troubles due to the global outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Many small business owners are considering getting grants to fund their businesses. The good news is that the government has set out tailor made measures to facilitate the public services, people and businesses during this trying period. 

Quantum of funding pr...

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May 14, 2020