Category: Coronavirus

54,800 customers claim tax relief for working from home

Posted on November 13, 2020 | Coronavirus | Employment | Tax
HMRC has received more than 54,800 claims from taxpayers using a new online portal which allows workers to claim tax relief for working at home. From …

Chancellor approves grants for businesses closed by lockdown

Posted on November 13, 2020 | Coronavirus | Economy | Employment | Self Employment | Startups
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced approved additional funding for cash grants to support businesses required to close in England due to the lockdown. Those businesses affected …

Changes to the Bounce Back Loan and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes

Posted on November 6, 2020 | Coronavirus | Economy
The Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) has provided support to many UK-based small businesses. Loans are between £2,000 and £50,000, capped at 25% of turnover, …

Winter Economy Plan support for the self-employed

Posted on November 6, 2020 | Coronavirus | Economy | Self Employment
As part of the Winter Economy Plan the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will be extended under the name SEISS Grant Extension. The grant: will be …