What We Know The Government announced on 2 November 2020 that it will double the level of financial support for self-employed workers in November during the second coronavirus lockdown in England.
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As part of the Government Support Package to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, HMRC have announced earlier this year that: The July 2020 Payment on Account may be deferred until 31 January 2021. This in an automatic offer with no
On 20 March the Government announced that VAT payments would be deferred for a period of three months. The deferral: Was available to all UK VAT registered businesses (including non-established taxable persons); Applied to payments due bet
Following the lockdown measures announced by the Government on 31 October 2020 that are due to take effect on 5 November, the Government has announced that it will provide financial support via grants for those businesses that are required
What We Know Following the lockdown measures announced by the Government on 31 October 2020 that are due to take eff ect on 5 November, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) which was due to end on 31 October 2020, will be extended until December. The Job Support Scheme which was due to take effect from 1 November has now been postponed.
The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to Covid-19, to help keep their employees attached to the workforce.
The Chancellor recognises the continued impact that COVID-19 has had on the self-employed and has taken action to provide support. The SEISS Grant Extension provides critical support to the self-employed.
The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers who create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
The Coronavirus Job Retention scheme (CJRS) is ending on 31 October 2020. For the final month of CJRS, the government will pay 60% of wages up to a cap of £1,875 for the hours the employee is on furlough.
Urgent Action now required to apply for Grants and other funding administered by The Arts Council England, The British Film Institute, National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England (Last updated 30 July 2020) On 5 July 2020,