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Category: Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Building Legacies Briefing: Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Announcements

The Key Measures: The Job Support Scheme (JSS) will be expanded to support businesses across the UK that are required to close their premises due to Coronavirus restrictions. The Government will pay two-thirds of employees’ salaries to protect jobs over the coming months. Cash grants for businesses required to close in local lockdowns will also…
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Premises and Venues Required by Law to Record Contact Details

From the Friday, 18 September 2020 it will be formally mandatorily for premises and venues across England to have a system in place to record contact details of their customers, visitors and staff in the latest move to break the chains of transmission of coronavirus. Businesses and other public settings where people meet socially including…
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Step by Step Guide for Employers

The government have released a guide to explains the information that employers need to provide to need to provide to HMRC to make a claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. It also provided information on the process involved. Please note that if you are an employer making a claim, you need to follow the…
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Help and Support If Your Business Is Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Update 14/08/2020

The government have released a set of videos and will be hosting free webinars so you can learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus. Videos To view the videos and find out more about the different schemes available, click the headings below: Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention…
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Job Retention Bonus

What Is the Job Retention Scheme? The Job Retention Bonus is a one-off payment to employers of £1,000 for every employee who they previously claimed for under the scheme, and who remains continuously employed through to 31 January 2021. Eligible employees must earn at least £520 a month on average between the 1 November 2020…
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Claim Money Back Through the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

HM Revenue & Customs have release information on how to claim the reimbursement for discounts given to diners with the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Please note you cannot make a claim yet. The claims service will be available from 7 August to 30 September. If you have not already sign up to be…
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Safer Travel Guidance for Passengers (Covid-19) – Update 25/07/2020

As we all move back to returning to work the government have release information to ensure safer travel through walking, cycling, and travelling in vehicles or on public transport during the coronavirus outbreak. How You Can Control the Conronavirus Outbreak You can help control coronavirus and travel safely by walking and cycling, if you can.…
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Guidance for Food Businesses On Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The government have released guidance for all workplaces involved in the manufacturing, processing, warehousing, picking, packaging, retailing and service of food. The main areas that will be covered in this guidance are: What you need to know about Covid-19 and food Prevention and management of outbreaks – the role of employers Managing Covid-19 cases in…
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Help and Support If Your Business Is Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Update 21/07/2020

The government have released a set of videos and will be hosting free webinars so you can learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus. Videos To view the videos and find out more about the different schemes available, click the headings below: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension to…
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Extended Tax Cut For Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & National Supplies

The Government has announced the temporary scrapping of VAT on PPE for use in infection control has been extended until 31st October – saving care homes and businesses dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak about £155 million. The import duty on PPE continues to be zero rated. The decision, which will make it easier and less…
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