Business Closed COVID

Coronavirus loan schemes relieved cash flow concerns for “millions” of British businesses, latest figures reveal

Jul 09, 2021

Businesses borrowed almost £80 billion in emergency loans and finance facilities throughout the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed. The final figures, published by HM Treasury and the British Business Bank (BBB), reflect the success of the Government’s financial support ...

Electric Car (2)

Electric car registrations surpassed 10 per cent mark in UK

Jul 06, 2021

According to new data, 10.7 per cent of car registrations in June were completely battery electric vehicles. In the same month, the Tesla Model 3 (a zero-emission car) was the largest seller in the UK, making it the first time electric ...

Brexit Farming (1)

NI Protocol: UK and EU agree to extend chilled meats grace period until 30 September 2021

Jul 01, 2021

Businesses in Great Britain will be allowed to continue moving certain chilled meat products across the Northern Ireland border after an extension was today agreed upon by the UK and EU. The transportation of chilled meats – such as sausages, chicken ...


Federation of Small Businesses calls for more help for SMEs as financial support winds down

Jun 28, 2021

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) calls on the Government to offer more economic support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as coronavirus-related limits continue and fewer financial packages are being handed out. For example, the Government delayed the lifting of ...


UK Export Finance records “record” year thanks to success of General Export Facility

Jun 24, 2021

UK Export Finance has recorded a “record” year thanks to the success of the General Export Facility (GEF), it has been revealed. The figures, published by the Government’s export credit agency, also show that more than 100,000 jobs were supported throughout ...


CJRS – Upcoming changes to payments and the furlough scheme

Jun 23, 2021

  The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) continues to support many businesses, who are reliant on the financial support it offers to cover the costs of staff on furlough. Extended earlier this year in the Budget, support from the CJRS will slowly ...


Preparing for the end of the Stamp Duty Holiday

Jun 23, 2021

  Introduced in July 2020, the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Holiday has helped hundreds of homeowners and investors to reduce the cost of purchasing a new property. However, the higher SDLT thresholds will change from 1 July increasing the cost of ...


Government extends ban on commercial evictions until March 2022

Jun 23, 2021

  The Treasury has reassured many distressed business owners by confirming that a moratorium on commercial evictions introduced in April 2020 will now be extended for another year. The ban, introduced more than a year ago, has already been extended twice and ...


Fifth round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme to launch in late July

Jun 23, 2021

  The fifth round of the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will launch in late July, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed. This round of the SEISS will differ from previous rounds as it will be paid at two different ...


Businesses can still access the Recovery Loan Scheme

Jun 23, 2021

  Businesses affected by Coronavirus can still access the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) launched in April, despite the closure of applications for other Government loan schemes, including the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). The RLS opened for application on 6 April ...


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