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LITRG urges self-employed to check eligibility for SEISS

LITRG urges self-employed to check eligibility for SEISS

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has urged self-employed individuals to check their eligibility for the first round of the government’s coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant. The claim window for the first SEISS grant will close on 13 July. The LITRG stated that HMRC used...

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has urged self-employed individuals to check their eligibility for the first round of the government’s coronavirus (COVID-19)...

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Government unveils £200 million Sustainable Innovation Fund

Government unveils £200 million Sustainable Innovation Fund

The government has launched its latest coronavirus (COVID-19) support scheme, termed the Sustainable Innovation Fund (SIF), which is aimed at helping businesses to keep ‘cutting edge’ projects and ideas alive. The SIF will make almost £200 million available to UK companies that are developing new technologies in certain areas....

The government has launched its latest coronavirus (COVID-19) support scheme, termed the Sustainable Innovation Fund (SIF), which is aimed at helping businesses to keep...

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FSB finds late payment crisis has worsened during coronavirus lockdown

FSB finds late payment crisis has worsened during coronavirus lockdown

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found that the UK’s late payment crisis has worsened during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. 62% of small businesses have been subject to late or frozen payments during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research carried out by the FSB. Just 10% of small...

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found that the UK’s late payment crisis has worsened during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. 62% of small...

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FCA confirms further support for consumer credit customers

Consumer Credit Customers: FCA confirms further support

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed further support for users of certain consumer credit products if they are experiencing temporary payment difficulties due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The measures outline the options firms will provide for credit card, revolving credit and personal loan customers who are coming to...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed further support for users of certain consumer credit products if they are experiencing temporary payment difficulties due...

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Furlough scheme now covering 9.3 million workers

Furlough scheme now covering 9.3 million workers

The number of workers now furloughed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)/furlough scheme has risen to 9.3 million, according to the latest figures from the Treasury. A further 100,000 employees were furloughed in the week up to 28 June, with 1.1 million employers now using the CJRS. The...

The number of workers now furloughed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)/furlough scheme has risen to 9.3 million, according to the latest figures...

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Government expands Future Fund for start-ups

Government expands Future Fund for start-ups

The government has expanded its Future Fund scheme, which aims to support start-up businesses not eligible for other coronavirus (COVID-19) rescue measures. The change will ensure that firms which have moved their headquarters abroad can still access the scheme. This means that UK companies who have participated in accelerator...

The government has expanded its Future Fund scheme, which aims to support start-up businesses not eligible for other coronavirus (COVID-19) rescue measures. The change...

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