Covid-19 Business Support Hub


We are here to support you during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Please read the articles below for our latest updates.

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Changes to notifying an option to tax (VAT) on land and buildings during the Coronavirus pandemic


21 May 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has made temporary changes to the time limit and rules for notifying an option to …
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Money laundering supervision payment deferrals and deregistration announced by HM Revenue & Customs


21 May 2020

Businesses that require money laundering supervision from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) can receive a six-month payment deferral or deregistration …
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Tax treatment of expenses and benefits during COVID-19


21 May 2020

The Government has updated its guidance on taxable expenses and benefits when they are paid to employees during the Coronavirus …
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Temporary tax freeze on home office expenditure announced


21 May 2020

The Government has announced a temporary tax and National Insurance Contribution (NIC) exemption that ensures that home office equipment purchased …
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Maximum Government-backed loan amount for larger businesses increased to £200 million


21 May 2020

The Government has announced an increase in the maximum amount that larger businesses can borrow under the Coronavirus Large Business …
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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme set to open for claims


21 May 2020

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (CSSPRS), announced by the Chancellor at the Budget, is set to open for …
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Coronavirus Future Fund opens to applications


21 May 2020

The Future Fund, which offers convertible loans of between £125,000 and £5 million to innovative companies facing financial difficulties as …
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COVID-19 – An assessment of safe working arrangements


18 May 2020

As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses must assess how their work environment and arrangements can be made safe …
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended until October


12 May 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended until the end of …
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“Covid Secure” practical workplace guidance for employers


12 May 2020

The Covid Secure guidance published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (DBEIS), covers workplaces that can re-open …
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