Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) third grant: Applications now open

We wanted to remind you that applications are now open for the third SEISS grant to support self-employed people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). The rules on who is eligible to claim are different to those for the previous SEISS grants. However, a Self Assessment tax return for the tax year 2018 to 2019 showing self-employment income (unless one Read more about Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) third grant: Applications now open[…]

Furlough Scheme Extended

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended for a month with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked and further economic support announced. Businesses will have flexibility to bring furloughed employees back to work on a part time basis or furlough them full-time, and will only be asked to cover Read more about Furlough Scheme Extended[…]

Amendments to Job Support Scheme

It was announced on Thursday, 22 October 2020, that the previously announced Job Support scheme will be available as 2 options, Job Support Open scheme and Job support scheme closed. When does the scheme start Both schemes will start on 1 November 2020. Who is eligible To be eligible, employers must: be enrolled for PAYE online Read more about Amendments to Job Support Scheme[…]

Expansion of Job Support Scheme

The government announced (on 9 October) an expansion of the Job Support Scheme, to provide temporary support to businesses whose premises have been legally required to close as a direct result of coronavirus restrictions. Under this expansion, affected businesses will receive grants towards the wages of employees who have been instructed to and cease work. Read more about Expansion of Job Support Scheme[…]

Job Support Scheme

The government recently announced the Job Support Scheme (JSS) to protect jobs where businesses remain open but are facing lower demand over the winter months due to COVID-19. Under Job Support Scheme the government will contribute towards the wages of employees if they are working fewer than normal hours due to decreased demand. Employers will Read more about Job Support Scheme[…]

Companies House to resume compulsory strike off process

Temporary easement measures taken in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) have been kept under monthly review, by Companies House, but from today (10 October) the measure to suspend compulsory strike off action will be lifted. This means they will resume the process to remove a company from the register if there’s reasonable cause to believe it’s Read more about Companies House to resume compulsory strike off process[…]