March 2020

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With Covid-19 (Coronavirus) having a massive impact on businesses across the UK, it’s understandable that our Limited Company freelancers and contractors are keen to understand the business support measures that have been announced by the Government. We’ve created a guide to all of the measures that can be read here, and below you can read the answers to most frequently asked questions that we are getting from our clients: Can I claim the self employed business [...]
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Under the Government’s Coronavirus business support measures announced this week, it has been indicated that some Limited Company contractors may be covered by the ‘Job retention scheme’ and therefore can furlough themselves if unable to work due to Covid-19. There is a distinction in law between a director with a service contract and a director with an employment contract although we believe the statement below is intended to cover all directors. This was announced as [...]
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This guide covers all of the business support measures announced by Rishi Sunak in March and is being updated as and when new initiatives are launched or changes are made to existing ones. Please bookmark this page to keep up to date. Last updated 17th August 2020: Additions to Grants for the self-employed Contents Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Local authority discretionary grants Grants for the self-employed Bounce back loan scheme Ban on evictions for commercial [...]
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Sunak delivers Budget to meet ‘challenging times’ Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first Budget, and the first since the UK’s departure from the European Union, against the backdrop of the coronavirus outbreak. The Chancellor announced a £30 billion stimulus package to support the economy through coronavirus contagion and pledged to give the NHS whatever extra resources are needed to cope. Following the news that the Bank of England had reduced interest rates to 0.25%, in [...]