COVID19: Disincorporation – what you need to know before dissolving your limited company

The ongoing lockdown may be the catalyst for many limited company owners to change their business model in order to survive or to create a simpler way of working. One option is to disincorporate – in other words, dissolve the limited company and, if the business is still viable, operate as a sole trader instead.

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COVID19: Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme set to launch

The Government has announced a new online service which will be launched for small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments which they have made to their employees.

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COVID19: Extension to October for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Confirmed

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is the UK scheme to pay wages of workers on leave because of coronavirus. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed today that this scheme will be extended to October 2020.

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COVID19: 11 May 2020 – Updated Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: step-by-step guide for employers

Changes have been made and a new revised version of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: step by step guide has been published by Gov.UK. The guide explains the information that you as an employer needs to provide to claim for your employees’ wages.

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COVID19: Free Web Workshops from HB Accountants to help you and your business

We have scheduled two further Web Events for you. These are challenging times and our aim is to support as many people as we can through providing critical information for you and your business to help see you through to the other end of this period.

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COVID19: What funding is available for my business?

Funding options and criteria available to you during COVID19 can be complex, which is why The Federation of Small Business have simplified the process so you can easily check your eligibility for different schemes. You’ll find tailored information for businesses in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, as well as advice on what you can access if you’re self-employed. Download the PDF guide for your home nation to get started. 

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COVID19: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – emerging issues & answers

Updated: 22 April 2020: Following emerging issues about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from HMRC, the ICAEW has released amended guidance. We have updated our “top 10 questions answered” to include these amendments

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COVID19: Government launches new coronavirus business support finder tool

The Government have announced their new ‘support finder’ tool. If you have a UK business or are self-employed, the aim of the new tool is to quickly and easily determine what financial support is available to you during the coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID19: Furloughing – Holiday Pay and Annual Leave Guidance

The government have finally given some further guidance on how annual leave and holiday pay will work with furloughed employees, albeit that it was released after close of business on Friday, and only in the guidance notes for employees, so you would be forgiven for missing it.

Here are some of the questions that  have been answered:

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COVID19: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: step by step guide for employers

The Government has issued a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Step by Step guide for employers. This guide explains the information that employers need to provide to claim for their employees’ wages.

The step by step guide will take you through five sections:

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