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Covid19 Update: Claims are open for second self employed support grant SEISS – are you eligible?

As of Monday 17th August, if you are self-employed and your business has been negatively affected by Covid19 and you are eligible, you can claim the second grant which cover 70% of your average monthly trading profits. As with the first SEISS grant this will be paid in a single payment covering 3 months capped at £2,190 a month or £6,570 in total.

Eligibility for the second SEISS – Self Employed Support Grant

Eligibility is the same as for the first grant. More than half of your income needs to come from self employment and you need to confirm that the business has been adversely affected by Covid19 since 14th July 2020.

The scheme is open to those with a trading profit of less than £50,000 in 2018/19, or an average trading profit of less than £50,000 from 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19.

You will need to confirm that your business has been affected by the virus on or after 14 July and you CAN claim even if you missed or chose not to claim for the first grant.

Deadline for the second SEISS – Self Employed Support Grant

You have util the 19th October. to make your claim for the second Self Employed Support Grant SEISS.


Our Covid19 hub is still available to any business that needs accounting support and our team is on hand for bespoke consultations.

Visit our COVID19 Business Hub for more information

HB Accountants are accountants for business. For financial and accounting guidance and support, please contact Keith or Karen. We’re still working hard to help you make the right decisions.

Or call 01992 444466 or email directors@hbaccountants.co.uk for help. We look forward to hearing from you. 


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