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13.05.20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Businesses and Employers Bulletin

Chancellor extends furlough scheme until October 2020 The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October, the Chancellor announced today. The scheme will continue to apply across all regions and sectors in t...

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12.05.20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Businesses and Employers Bulletin

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) The UK government, in consultation with industry, has produced ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidance to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible. The new guidance covers 8 workplace settin...

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07.05.20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Businesses and Employers Bulletin

Business rates revaluation postponed A revaluation of business rates will no longer take place in 2021 to help reduce uncertainty for firms affected by the impacts of coronavirus. The Government is continuing work on the fundamental re...

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05.05.20

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Businesses and Employers Bulletin

Self-employed invited to get ready to make their claims for coronavirus (COVID-19) support HMRC are beginning to contact customers who may be eligible for the government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). Those who...

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05.05.20

DIT webinar series to help support business and respond to the challenges and potential disruption caused by COVID-19

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a COVID-19 webinar series to help UK SMEs. Webinars are hosted by International Trade Advisers and feature expert speakers from the Federation of Small Businesses and Freight Transpo...

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