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COVID-19 – WORKING FROM HOME TOP 10 TIPS

I hope your all staying safe and doing what’s necessary to keep you, and that business of yours, healthy. You may recall that way back in the olden times of Dec 2018 we said, “The home alone freelancing life has many benefits; however, it’s not without its challenges.” Fast-forward 15 months and the restrictions of…
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COVID-19 – BUSINESS & PREMISES SHUTDOWN GUIDE

As a country, we all need to do what we can to reduce the spread of coronavirus. That is why the government has given clear guidance on self-isolation, staying at home and away from others, and asked that schools only remain open for those children who absolutely need to attend. On 23 March the Government,…
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COVID-19 – HEALTH GUIDE

Social Distancing Everyone has been urged to undertake ‘social distancing’, which means staying at least 2 metres away from other people in public places. Some pubs, cafes and restaurants – having been forced to close on Friday night 20 March – are now offering take-away services. Other shops and supermarkets are still open and we…
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BUILDING LEGACIES COVID-19 BRIEFING – 23/03/2020

The Covid-19 situation in the UK is now extremely serious, and you will no doubt be aware that the Government has made several announcements detailing support packages for individuals and organisations, together with a number of accelerated and somewhat exceptional edicts and advice to help people stay safe and virus-free. This guidance appertaining to these…
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COVID-19 – Useful Financial Support

We have compiled a list of useful links for advice and information on how to access financial support for SMEs and the self-employed. Self Employment & Universal Credit https://www.gov.uk/self-employment-and-universal-credit Employment & Support Allowance https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance Covid-19 Small Business Government Grant https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-get-the-government-3000-coronavirus-grant-2549866/ Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-apply-for-a-coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-2549863/ Citizen’s Advice https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/help-if-on-a-low-income/if-youre-struggling-with-living-costs/ Emergency Funding https://www.stepchange.org/debt-info/emergency-funding.aspx

BUILDING LEGACIES COVID-19 BRIEFING – 20/03/2020

The Covid-19 situation developed rapidly during the late afternoon and evening of 19th March. Here are the updates that we feel are most relevant to you and your organisation. Bank RateThe Bank of England has cut the base rate from 0.25% to 0.1%. Emergency LegislationThe Government has now published its Coronavirus Emergency 2020 Bill. It…
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COVID-19 BRIEFINGS FOR BUILDING LEGACIES CLIENTS

The Covid-19 situation is having profound effects on businesses and individuals. The aim of this first briefing is to provide our Building Legacies SME clients with factual information and advice, including some links to Government sources of more detailed information. The first and most important part of the briefing refers to the extensive package of…
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This Week’s Care Sector Opportunities

Every week we will be posting the latest care opportunities, to receive these opportunities direct to your inbox, scroll to the bottom of this blog post, enter your name and email address in the required boxes then tick ‘Notify me of new posts by email.’  Opportunity Details/Link Borough Deadline Specialist services for the promotion of…
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ELBP & Building Legacies COVID-19 Response Plan

With the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK, we are putting a number of measures in place to ensure we can maintain a normal service whilst protecting both our colleagues and clients. Following the government guidelines to minimise the further spread of the virus, our response plan includes the following actions, which will…
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How To Prioritise: Top 10 tips

Crossing off those to-do tasks is a very satisfying thing, but the brutal prioritising process that sees fun tasks drop to the bottom and the most hated and difficult tasks rise to the top can be more than a little challenging. If you’re stuck with how to decide what’s important when everything on your list feels crucial, then…
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