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GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES & INDIVIDUALS

On Friday 21st March 2020 (updated on the 26th March 2020) the Chancellor set out a package of measures to support public services, people and businesses through the period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

The package of measures to support businesses & individuals includes:

 

  • Support for Self-Employed through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme
  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • Deferring VAT and Income Tax payments
  • A Statutory Sick Pay relief package for SMEs
  • A 12-month business rates holiday for all retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in England
  • Small business grant funding of £10,000 for all business in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief
  • Grant funding of £25,000 for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with property with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000
  • The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme offering loans of up to £5 million for SMEs through the British Business Bank
  • A new lending facility from the Bank of England to help support liquidity among larger firms, helping them bridge coronavirus disruption to their cash flows through loans
  • HMRC Time To Pay Scheme

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

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Guidance for Employers, including PAYE and Furloughing of Employees

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Guidance for the Self-Employed

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Guidance on Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and how to apply

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Guidance for Grants that are available including Small Business Rates Relief (SBBR)

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Guidance for VAT, Self Assessment and HMRC Time To Pay

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