COVID-19: measures for UK businesses

COVID-19 Risk assessment - 25/07/2020
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Since the start of the full lockdown, employees have been able to claim the £6 per week./£26 per month home working allowance tax and NI free, unless these amounts have been paid by their employer as a tax free allowance.
Over recent months the government has announced a number of changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – more commonly referred to as ‘furlough’.
Guidance published by HMRC states that employers and employees will not be liable for any income tax or national insurance contributions (NICs) on the costs of the test.
Businesses that took out government-backed Bounce Back loans to get through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will now have greater flexibility to repay their loans, the government has announced.
Self assessment taxpayers will not be fined for late online returns if they file by 28 February, HMRC has said.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new £4.6 billion package of grants to support businesses through the latest national lockdown.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) until the end of April 2021.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) until the end of March 2021.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended until December 2020.
On 22 October Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced increases to the coronavirus (COVID-19) financial support measures first outlined in the Winter Economy Plan.
The government's Job Support Scheme (JSS) will be expanded to protect jobs and support businesses required to close their doors due to local lockdowns.
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