The Economic Recovery Innovation Grant

The economy minister, Gordon Lyons announced a new Economic Recovery Innovation Grant (ERIG) on the 10th November 2021. The new grant, developed by Invest NI, has been launched to support local businesses in developing and implementing innovative projects and to …

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How To Make Your Christmas Tax Deductible

    With Halloween now officially over, it is time to start thinking of the Christmas festivities that are fast approaching. You may not be aware that there are actually a number of tax reliefs available for your annual generous …

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Sickness absence and pay during the Covid-19 pandemic

Sickness absence and pay during the Covid-19 pandemic As the economy has begun to reopen we have seen Covid-19 cases rising in Northern Ireland in recent weeks to their highest levels since January. This recent surge in cases has left …

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Fifth and Final Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant

Fifth and Final Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant Self-employed individuals/members of partnership’s should now be able to apply for the Fifth and Final Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant that covers the period from May 2021 to September 2021. …

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New Scheme launched to tackle unemployment for young people

  The department of communities has launched a new scheme in order to provide funding for employers to create new job opportunities. This scheme is targeted to help young people aged 16-24 who are at risk of long-term unemployment by providing …

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Is a four day week working smart?

Is a four day week working smart? After the past year of uncertainty, with the pandemic causing disruption and added stress to our lives, many organisations are now bringing employees back into the office where we find ourselves stepping into …

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Furlough has finished, what’s the next steps?

Now that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has officially ended as of 30 September 2021, many employers with furloughed employees are trying to figure out their next steps. The big question is how to manage their employees return to …

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Self-Assessment Deadline

It’s that time of year again! There is now just over one week left to file your personal tax return with HMRC for the 2018/19 tax year. If you miss the 31st January deadline then you will automatically be issued …

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Business Loans; What you should look out for

  When you decide to apply for a business loan, the first thing you need to do before taking on new debt is to decide on the purpose of the loan, the amount you would like to borrow and how …

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Open your Help to Buy ISA before the 30 November 2019 deadline

If you are planning to buy your first home, and you haven’t already set up a Help to Buy ISA, you only have until 30 November, as after this date the scheme will no longer be available to new savers. …

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