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Tax bills looming? three ways to ease the pain

UPDATE 19TH JANUARY 2021. Here’s some more info about these schemes: You will need to choose how many installments you will need to spread your...

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Full furlough and CBILS extension news

As of today, 18th December 2020, HMRC has announced that it wants to remove as much uncertainty as possible for businesses planning their staffing and...

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NEW Local ‘discretionary’ funding opportunities

 A big hello to those who so far have fallen between the cracks on the funding options. Such as those working from home, or from...

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3rd Self Employed scheme – different criteria

On 30th November the portal opened for the SEISS (self employed income support scheme) applications. This time there’s a slight variation (of course!). It is...

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2nd Lockdown Furlough, SEISS and Grants update

EDIT: SINCE THIS WAS FIRST PUBLISHED, THE SEISS GRANT HAS NOW BEEN INCREASED TO 80%. Following Saturday 31st October’s announcement we see some new grants,...

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Mind the Gap – 6 tips for meditation and mindfulness

In an era where we’ve been expected to be ‘ever ready’, bombarded by policy changes at a national level and challenged by how we come...

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MORE Changes to Winter Economy Plan – Open and Closed JSS

UPDATE: 30th October 2020 Have you heard about the OPEN AND CLOSED types of Job Support Scheme (JSS)? So the one that is detailed below...

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Winter Economy Plan – in brief – a guide

The government announced a six month plan of further financial support on Thursday 24th Sept despite having said there would be no further SEISS (self...

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16 things you need to know about new Government Jobs Support Scheme

  Heralded with shock headlines of ‘we’ll be paying for this’ and talk of massive loans for the government to fund the support, you’d be...

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New Government Kickstart scheme – what’s it all about and who can use it?

What is the Kickstart Scheme? The government has introduced a new Kickstart Scheme, a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality...

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