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The Bounce Back Loans and CBILS program are coming to an end. A new Recovery Loan Scheme will take their place from April. Businesses of any size can apply for the loans from £25,000 to £10m through to the end of this year. The government...

From April 2021, a new grant will be available to help businesses to reopen. Non-essential retail will get £6,000 per premises. Hospitality and leisure including personal care and gyms will get £18,000 per premises. If your business is eligible for the previous grants available you should...

The Universal Credit uplift of £20 per week will continue for a further six months. Working Tax Credit claimants also will be provided with equivalent support for the next six months. The Chancellor also confirmed the Government’s commitment to end low pay, increasing the National Living...

Eligible retail, hospitality and leisure properties will pay no business rates for three months from 1 April to 30 June 2021. From 1 July 2021, business rates will be discounted, by a further 66% business rates relief until 31 March 2022...

The reduced 5% rate of VAT for goods and services supplied by the tourism and hospitality sector has been extended to 30 September 2021. To help support businesses further there will be a transitional rate of 12.5% from 1 October to 31 March 2022 with the...

The furlough scheme will continue in its current form until 30 June 2021, furloughed workers will continue to receive up to 80% of their wages for the hours not worked. From 1 July 2021, employers will contribute towards the costs of unworked hours, starting with 10%...

  Businesses that deferred VAT payments last year can join the new scheme to pay it in smaller monthly instalments.   If you deferred VAT payments due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 and still have payments to make, you can:   Pay the deferred amount in...

Are you ready for the introduction of the new way of accounting for VAT in the Building and Construction Industry?   This comes into force with effect from 1 March 2021.   The government had previously announced a delay to the introduction of the domestic reverse charge for the...