Category: Startups

Supreme Court backs small firms on business interruption claims

Posted on February 9, 2021 | Economy | Legislation Changes | Self Employment | Startups
The UK's Supreme Court has found in favour of small firms receiving payments from COVID-19 business interruption insurance policies. The test case was brought against insurers …

Bonus of £1,000 to help businesses take on trainees

Posted on February 9, 2021 | Economy | Employment | Startups
The government has announced that employers can now apply for a £1,000 bonus, a cash boost, to help them take on new trainees. The new scheme …

Institute of Directors warns Capital Gains Tax (CGT) rise would adversely affect entrepreneurs

Posted on January 22, 2021 | Self Employment | Startups | Tax
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned the government that a rise in CGT would affect Britain's entrepreneurial spirit. The business group believes CGT could be …

Chancellor announces £4.6 billion lockdown grant package

Posted on January 22, 2021 | Economy | Employment | Legislation Changes | Startups
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new £4.6 billion package of grants to support businesses through the latest national lockdown. UK businesses in the retail, hospitality …