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Up to half a million businesses who deferred their VAT bills will be given more breathing space through the New Payment Scheme, which gives them the option to pay back in smaller instalments. Rather than paying a lump sum in full at the end March...

Updated guidance provides advice to landlords and tenants on the provisions in the Coronavirus Act 2020, and further advice for landlords, tenants and local authorities more broadly about their rights and responsibilities during the COVID-19 outbreak. It covers rent, mortgage payments and possession proceedings, court...

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched the Kickstart Scheme, designed to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.   The £2 billion Kickstart Scheme is designed to create hundreds of thousands...

  Thousands of smaller businesses in England are set to benefit from £20 million of new government funding to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has announced.   Small and medium sized businesses will have access...

List of Countries and Territories from where you can travel to England and may not have to self-isolate   Coronavirus regulations mean that you must self-isolate for 14 days if you arrive in the UK from a country outside the common travel area.   As lockdown eases the government...

Video Witnessed Wills are to be made legal during the Coronavirus Pandemic   The Government is to legalise the remote witnessing of wills – making it easier for people to record their final wishes during the coronavirus pandemic. For more information see here  ...

  Diners who eat-in will benefit from a 50% discount, up to a maximum of £10 per person, on food and non-alcoholic drinks, any Monday to Wednesday in August. No voucher is required and diners can take advantage of the offer as many times as they...

Businesses eligible for the first Self Employment grant must make their claim by Monday 13th July 2020.   At the end of May the government announced that the scheme would be extended, with a second and final payment being made in August 2020.   The deadline of 13th July...

The Government have announced changes to the Furlough scheme.   Flexible Furloughing and Important Dates to be aware of   From 1 July 2020, Businesses will have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part-time – with the government continuing to pay 80% of wages for...

Employers will be able to make claims through the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme from 26 May.   The government has announced a new online service will be launched on 26 May for small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have...