CHANCELLOR EXTENDS SELF-EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SCHEME

The government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended, giving more security to individuals whose livelihoods are adversely affected by coronavirus in the coming months, the Chancellor announced on Friday 29 May 2020. Rishi Sunak announced the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended – with those eligible able to claim a second and final […]

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GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT BUSINESSES THROUGH TRADE CREDIT INSURANCE GUARANTEE

Businesses with supply chains which rely on Trade Credit Insurance and who are experiencing difficulties maintaining cover due to Coronavirus will get support from the government, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, John Glen has announced. Trade Credit Insurance provides cover to hundreds of thousands of business to business transactions, particularly in non-service sectors, such […]

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CHECK IF YOU CAN CLAIM A GRANT THROUGH THE SELF-EMPLOYMENT INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME

HMRC updated their guidance 4 May, and again on 13 May to outline the process for applying for SEISS. Full details:  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme The scheme will allow you to claim a taxable grant of 80% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering 3 months, and capped at £7,500 altogether. You […]

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