Apply for the Coronavirus Future Fund

This is custom heading element This scheme will issue convertible loans between £125,000 to £5 million to innovative companies which are facing financing difficulties due to the coronavirus outbreak. Last updated 20 May 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, HM Treasury, and British Business Bank Contents Eligibility How to apply The

Covid 19 Business updates

This is custom heading element Support for Large Businesses - Coronavirus large business Interruption Loan Scheme The Government has expanded its £330bn Coronavirus Loan Scheme allowing companies with a larger turnover to apply for up to £25 million of finance. Businesses with a turnover of more than £45m can access funding through the new Coronavirus

Covid 19 Government and NHS Advice

This is custom heading element Visit the NHS Information centre here Visit the .Gov Information centre here COVID-19 ACT The Coronavirus ACT The 329-page Bill became law on March 25 after passing through Parliament in just three days. The Bill will last for two years but as expected the Government agreed that Parliament should debate

Covid 19 Employees

This is custom heading element Updated Furlough Guidance Further guidance was published over the weekend of April 4 in regards to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and issues regarding the Government’s furlough scheme. Employee updates and taking on another job Whilst furloughed staff can’t do any work for the employer that furloughed them, employees can

Useful Links and Wellbeing

This is custom heading element Useful Links Tenant housing advice: Coronavirus Shelter have provided a resource page for information on rent payment, benefits, help with bills, mortgage arrears and more in a n FAQ style. You can access this page by clicking here Advice for Landlords: Coronavirus The National Residential Landlords Association have produced a

Covid-19: new insolvency rules will ease wrongful trading woes

This is custom heading element As the government reveals new insolvency rules to help more businesses avoid entering an insolvency process and weather the Covid-19 storm   This briefing considers what the new rules and what opportunities they will give to struggling companies. Wrongful trading The ability to hold directors personally liable for the additional

Covid 19 Government updates

This is custom heading element Government Updates 18/05/20 Dominic Raab says it is 'not sustainable' to keep lockdown permanently 15/05/20 £600m funding boost for social care sector 14/05/20 £2bn pledged to upgrade roads and railways 13/05/20 Housing Secretary says home-selling sector is “back in business” 12/05/20 Furlough scheme extended until October 11/05/20 Prime Minister delivers

Preparing and reopening the workplace after lockdown

This is custom heading element Preparing the workplace for a post-pandemic world During his “roadmap” announcement on Sunday 10 May 2020, the Prime Minister stated that employees in England who cannot work from home are “actively encouraged” to go to work. He also said that those who can work from home should still work from

Employee mental health state and government consultation

This is custom heading element Employee mental health and the coronavirus As the coronavirus crisis dominates the headlines, and businesses across the UK respond to the implications of a UK lockdown, we have seen very challenging times over the past few weeks. With jobs potentially on the line, and workers concerned about their health and

Chancellor to extend Furlough Scheme to end of October

This is custom heading element In a statement to the House of Commons that will have come as a huge relief to thousands of businesses across the country, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed that he will extend the coronavirus furlough scheme to the end of October. While employees will continue to receive 80% of their

Covid 19 Self-employment Income Support Scheme UPDATE

This is custom heading element Self-employed Income Support Scheme Self-employed individuals will be entitled to receive direct cash grants through a new UK-wide scheme to help them during the coronavirus outbreak. The package is a cash grant of 80% of self-employed profits capped at £2500 per month for 3-months. Chancellor Rishi Sunak said: ‘Together with

April’s Employment bereavement leave

This is custom heading element Parental bereavement leave In January, the Government confirmed the date that parental bereavement leave would be introduced as 6 April 2020. This new leave applies to all parents who suffer the loss of a child under the age of 18, or a stillbirth after 24 weeks of pregnancy and will