A Moratorium: Apply for breathing space to consider a rescue plan for your Company

  LIMITED COMPANIES and LLP’s   How to apply for breathing space to consider a rescue plan for your company, under measures to support companies and other types of business in financial difficulty. If your business has or is really struggling, you can get “formal” breathing space to consider a rescue plan for your company....

JOB RETENTION SCHEME – FLEXIBLE FURLOUGHING AND IMPORTANT DATES

  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 any of their normal hours they do not work up until the end of August. Businesses can decide the hours and shift patterns that their employees...

Will Covid-19 Accelerate Remote Working Practices?

  The coronavirus lockdown has forced businesses to adopt remote working across the board. Will employees want to continue working from home post covid-19? In the past 10 years or so, the number of people working remotely has increased significantly. Major contributors to this shift include technology related advancements, cultural changes to work-life integration and...

57 Ways to Grow Your Business: Free E-book

    The landscape has changed; lets get your business moving! As businesses emerge into a new environment we want to support you every step of the way. This free E-book is packed with easy to implement, growth-boosting ideas for those just starting out as well as more established businesses.     Watch the video!...

Coronavirus: What Can I Actually Claim?

  Suffering from information overload?   The constantly evolving guidance for financial support available to businesses and the self-employed during the Coronavirus pandemic has led to confusion, frustration and worry for a lot of people. We have condensed all the available information for Limited Company Directors, the Self-employed and members of Partnerships into the following,...

UNIVERSAL CREDIT / BENEFITS CALCULATOR

  BENEFITS CALCULATORS If you want to check what benefits you are entitled to the Government recommends using an independent calculator to find out: what benefits you could get how to claim how your benefits will be affected if you start work These are free to use, anonymous, and have replaced the Benefits Adviser service....

UNIVERSAL CREDIT (UC) FACT SHEET

  Our Universal Credit (UC) Fact sheet is now available to download and view online.   View/Download Universal Credit (UC) Fact sheet here….   The following information can be found at: UnderstandingUniversalCredit.gov.uk  We have summarised this into several sections and we hope you find the information useful.   See also:    Fact-sheets: Covid 19 Furloughing...

BUDGET 2020

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented the 2020 Budget against a backdrop of economic uncertainty caused by the spread of the coronavirus.   Our Budget 2020 Summary provides an overview of the key announcements arising from the Chancellor’s speech. Measures for businesses include a capital gains tax reduction in the...

IS FACEBOOK ADVERTISING RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

  Facebook is one of the biggest social media platforms in the world. In recent years Facebook advertising has become commonplace – but is it an effective means of advertising for your business? Facebook has a huge global audience – it is one of the world’s most popular social media platforms. It is also widely...

GOOGLE MY BUSINESS

  Google My Business is a service provided by Google that literally puts your business on the map.   You’ve probably seen Google My Business before when searching for “restaurants, shops, petrol stations, etc. near me,” on your mobile phone. The listing will display the name of the business, its rating on Google Reviews, opening...