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Register Your Establishment For The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Your business can use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme to offer a discount to diners and encourage them to eat at your restaurant. You can use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme: all day, every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3 to 31 August 2020. to offer a 50% discount, up to…
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Economic Update from The Chancellor of The Exchequer

The main announcements by the Chancellor in his statement on 8th July 2020 are: Help for the Hospitality Sector: In August, everyone in the country (both adults and children) will be given an “eat out to help out” discount – 50% off at participating restaurants, cafes and pubs. It applies for a maximum discount of…
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Extension Of Credit Holidays

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that it has issued instructions to credit providers to extend the ‘credit holidays’ to customers who are still experiencing repayment problems due to Covid-19. The measures outline the options that lenders will provide to credit card and other revolving credit (store card and catalogue credit) and personal loan…
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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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How to Treat Certain Expenses and Benefits Provided to Employees During COVID-19 Update

The government have released an updated guidance on how to treat certain expenses and benefits provided to employees during COVID-19. This guidance is about Income Tax treatment only. National Insurance contributions treatment may vary depending on the individual benefit or expense. Find out about taxable expenses and benefits when they are paid to employees because…
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Calculate How Much You Can Claim Using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Government have realised information on how to calculate how much you must pay your furloughed employees for hours on furlough, how much you can claim for employer NICs and pension contributions and how much you can claim back. 31 July is the last day that you can submit claims for periods ending on or…
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Further Education Trust

Are you starting a new education or training course in September? Are you struggling to identify a source of funding to support your studies?  Tower Hamlets and Canary Wharf’s Further Education Trust might be able to help.  The Tower Hamlets and Canary Wharf Trust Fund is a joint initiative led by the council and Canary…
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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Update – 02/07/2020

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme currently allows you to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering 3 months’ worth of profits, and capped at £7,500 in total. If you’re eligible you must make your claim for the first grant on or before 13…
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An Overview of Virtual Event Software Platforms

After what feels like an eternity of the lockdown period, Covid-19 has resulted in a ban on face to face events since March 2020, pushing all meetings and events online – creating the virtual experience. Some have been more successful than others, largely due to the following few reasons: Copying & pasting the whole live…
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Free Careers Advice for Londoners

In this period of uncertainty, good quality careers advice has never been more important. High quality careers advice will play a huge role in helping citizens get back to normality, boosting the UK workforce and rebuilding the economy. National Careers Service Provides free, personalized and impartial information, advice and guidance on learning, training and careers.…
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