eyebright COVID-19 business advice and guidance 23rd March 2020

eyebright COVID-19 business advice and guidance 23rd March 20202020-03-25T09:10:55+00:00

We have gathered a list of websites that may be useful for business continuity throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.

These websites provide information and can help you prepare and manage through these uncertain times.

HMRC

HMRC will reimburse 80% of furloughed workers wage costs, up to a cap of £2,500 per month. HMRC are working urgently to set up a system for reimbursement. Existing systems are not set up to facilitate payments to employers. If you are concerned about being able to pay tax during COVID-19 Pandemic then call the helpline on – tel: 08000 159 559

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses

LOANS/BANK OVERDRAFTS

Changes have been made to business rates as well as the coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme opening up for applications.

https://findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/coronavirus-advice

SME’s

On the 17th march, the government stated they would do whatever it takes to support small to medium businesses through the crisis.

https://www.iod.com/iod-coronavirus-support-hub/government-support

https://www.iod.com/news-campaigns/news/articles/Coronavirus-Government-support-for-SMEs

STAFF

The coronavirus job retention scheme allows all UK employers to access support to continue to be able to pay part of their employee’s salary for those who may have been otherwise laid off.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses