Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Update

On the 29th May, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced more details about the extension of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, which are outlined below. Eligible self-employed people will be able to claim a second and final SEISS grant in August; …

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Update

On the 29th May, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced more details about the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and these are outlined these below. 1. From 1 July 2020, the scheme will be made more flexible to …

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NI Micro-business Hardship Fund

  The NI Executive has released a new NI Micro-business Hardship Fund to help the Northern Ireland based micro-businesses and social enterprises who were unable to claim any other COVID-19 support measures released over the past few weeks.   Applications …

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Holidays when on Furlough

Just to clarify the current position regarding holidays whilst employees are on furlough leave: • Holiday leave is still accrued whilst employees are on furlough • Employees can take holidays whilst on furlough and under the Working Time Regulations, employees …

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Covid 19 Grants

Grant Application Deadline Applications for the £10,000 Small Business Support Grant and the £25,000 Retail, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Scheme are closing Wednesday 20th May 2020. Your Business Could be Eligible for a £25k Grant We have had clients whose …

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Coronavirus Self Employment Income Support Scheme

  HMRC have started contacting businesses who may be eligible for the Self Employment Support Scheme to check their eligibility online via the following link:  https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/self-employment-support/enter-unique-taxpayer-reference In order to receive quick confirmation from the eligibility checker, individuals should: * have …

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Covid 19 Hardship Fund

On Monday 5th May 2020 a new COVID-19 Hardship fund was announced to assist small businesses in Northern Ireland who were not eligible to claim the £10,000 Small Business Support Grant or the £25,000 Retail, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Grant. …

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Coronavirus Self Employment Income Support Scheme – Update on Eligibility and Claims

From this week, HMRC will start contacting businesses who may be eligible for the Self Employment Support Scheme to check their eligibility online via the following link: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/self-employment-support/enter-unique-taxpayer-reference In order to receive quick confirmation from the eligibility checker, individuals should: …

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New Bounce Back Loan Launched

Small businesses can now apply for quick and easy to access loans of up to £50,000 from yesterday, with the cash expected to be available within days. This is an interest and repayment free loan for a year. The scheme …

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Covid-19 Survey Omagh Summary

Summary review of survey carried out in Omagh District 20-24th April 2020 by Omagh Chamber of Commerce: Current Operations > Only 11% of businesses remain open – classed as essential services > 53% are closed and not opening at all …

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