Empty high street shops reach highest level for more than six years

Sep 04, 2020

According to the new figures, the number of empty high street shops has risen to the highest level for more than six years following a wave of store closures as a result of the pandemic. The Data from retail analysis firm, ...


Government urged to ensure young people gain access to the Child Trust Fund

Sep 02, 2020

The Government is being urged to ensure that young people gain access to the Child Trust Fund, which was set up by the Government in 2005 to provide young adults with a nest-egg. Those born between 1 September 2002 and 2 ...


Seven in 10 small businesses adapt sales or payment tactics to pandemic, study reveals

Aug 28, 2020

Almost seven in 10 small businesses have launched an e-commerce website or introduced contact-free point of sale (POS) technology to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic, it has been revealed. The research forms part of the Visa Back to Business study, which ...

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COVID-19 – 1.23 million businesses access Government support schemes

Aug 25, 2020

More than 1.23 million UK businesses have accessed COVID-19 support schemes backed by the Government, according to the latest figures from HM Treasury. The data shows that 17 million small and micro businesses have utilised the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) ...


One in ten businesses at moderate risk of insolvency according to ONS

Aug 21, 2020

According to the latest statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), around one in ten businesses claim their risk of insolvency to be moderate or severe, with the majority of those seeing their turnover fall by more than ...


How will you rebuild and recover? Funding launched to cover cost of professional advice

Aug 20, 2020

  The value of cash flow forecasting, management accounts and revised business plans is set to come into stark relief as businesses look to rebuild and recover following the easing of lockdown. In recognition of the importance of these and other accountancy ...


COVID-19 – More than 10,000 SMEs apply for business recovery grants

Aug 18, 2020

More than 10,000 small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners have applied for a £10,000 Business Boost grant, as firms look to rebuild and recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The grant was launched by Simply Business at the beginning of the year ...


Key dates for Coronavirus support schemes, tax and Companies House

Aug 14, 2020

  With numerous Government schemes open to businesses and individuals to help deal with the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, there are more than 60 key dates to be aware of in the coming months where these schemes will end or ...


Important Date: Second round of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opens on Monday

Aug 14, 2020

  The second round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), which is worth 70 per cent of three months’ average trading profits, capped at £6,570, launches on Monday 17 August 2020. You can claim for the SEISS if you are a ...


HM Revenue & Customs issues ‘nudge’ letters to people suspected of having undeclared overseas assets

Aug 14, 2020

  HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has written to people suspected of having undeclared overseas assets, asking them to declare any currently undeclared overseas assets and to complete a certificate declaring the correct tax position. The letters have been generated following receipt ...


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