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Government help with the economic impact of Coronavirus – What your business needs to know

There have been many support measures that have been announced by the Government, designed to help business owners protect their companies and support their employees during this difficult time

We have put together a summary of the support schemes currently available, the eligibility criteria and also how you can apply and we are happy to run through any questions you may have on this. As the information is changing all the time, we recommend that you contact our team for advice and support and check our site regularly for updates.

We are here to support you, so to discuss which of the Government measures will be the most useful options for your particular business needs and for help in applying, please get in touch with us today.

Latest Update 27 March – some welcome news for the self employed

The Chancellor announced measures yesterday evening to support the self employed stating that “you have not been forgotten”, however the money will take some time to come through. Further details below. Coronavirus Self-employment Income Support Scheme Grant available up to £2,500 a monthBased on average monthly profits over...Read More

Latest Updates 26 March

Charity commission – extensions available for accounts and annual return if delay in relation to Covid-19 Self-employed - Update due in tonight’s Prime Ministers briefing Commercial tenants - commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of coronavirus will be protected from evictionFinancial support packages...Read More

Latest updates 25 March

Our update covers the Companies House extension. If you will be late due to Coronavirus you can apply for an extension of three months, but you must apply before normal filing deadline. Plus find out information on the VAT deferral following the government’s announcement....Read More

HMRC Latest Financial Measures 23 March

HMRC have now released further guidance following Friday’s announcements regarding the new financial measures to assist business and employees. Details include support available, eligibility and how to access. We also cover the Coronavirus job retention scheme· All UK businesses are eligible· designate affected employees as ‘furloughed workers,’ and...Read More

Government Update 20/03/2020

Following todays briefing a number of new financial and non-financial measures have been announced. Details will be announced over the next few days and we will keep you updated when they appear. Cafes, pubs, bars, restaurants, clubs, theatres, gyms, cinemas and leisure centres will all shut from tonight....Read More

COVID-19 Financial Measures and Updates So Far

We would like to make you aware of the support which is currently available. Statutory Sick pay. For businesses with fewer than 250 employees as of February 28th the Government has announced that 14 days of sick pay for Coronavirus can be reclaimed through your PAYE scheme from...Read More

Our response to the Coronavirus

We recognise that these are unprecedented times for us all. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, Seymour Taylor has been proactively taking steps to protect and support our staff, contacts and clients, whether our team are working remotely or in our High Wycombe office. We have...Read More