The Government has extended the Furlough Scheme following the announcement of new Coronavirus restrictions in England from Thursday 5 November 2020 to Wednesday 2 December 2020, which will require many businesses to close. It has also confirmed that those businesses that are required to close will be eligible for business grants of up to £3,000 […]
As England prepares for a four-week national lockdown, the Government has announced it will extend existing support measures to help businesses and the self-employed business community in the weeks ahead. As part of its latest support package, the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) and the various Government-backed loans, including the Bounce Back Loan, Coronavirus Business […]
Due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, there are estimates that the amount of net borrowing from UK organisations will surpass five times the number in 2019, as businesses struggle to survive the second wave.
As businesses deal with the impact of yet another national lockdown in England, the Chancellor has taken further steps to protect jobs, businesses and the self-employed by announcing additional changes to the Government’s financial support measures. Speaking in Parliament, Rishi Sunak announced further changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the Self-Employment Income […]
More firms attempted to recruit staff in the past three months compared to Q2 2020, but overall recruitment figures still fall below pre-Covid levels, a major study has revealed.
The Chancellor’s decision to expand the furlough and self-employment schemes has been welcomed by London-based accountancy firm Davis Grant but it has said the withdrawal of the £1,000 per employee Job Retention Bonus must be reconsidered. Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced in a statement to Parliament that the furlough scheme would be extended to the end […]
To help you get to grips with the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) please use our helpful FAQ. What does the CJRS offer? The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is a temporary scheme open to all UK employers until 31 March 2021 that is designed to support employers whose operations have been severely affected […]
London-based accountancy firm Davis Grant is encouraging businesses to take care over the latest extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), as it contains many important changes. The Government has now published its full guidance for the extended furlough scheme, which will remain in place until 31 March 2021, offering to cover 80 per cent of […]
Over 8,000 not-for-profit organisations have received grant funding of £200 million to support them throughout the coronavirus pandemic, new figures have revealed.