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Coronavirus – Financial Support for Businesses

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21st May 2020 – 09:00

On the 20th April, the government launched a new coronavirus business support finder tool. Whilst we’ve kept you updated on all of the business support measures introduced in recent weeks through our Coronavirus index, this new facility enables you to quickly check that you’ve taken full advantage of all the support that is available.

Simply go to https://www.gov.uk/business-coronavirus-support-finder and follow the on screen questions – it will only take a few minutes, and might just highlight something that has been overlooked in the information that we have shared with you in recent weeks.

Support for the self-employed
(Updated 6th May 2020 -09:30)

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
(Updated 12th May 2020 -13:45)

Statutory Sick Pay
(Updated 21st May 2020 – 09:00)

Working Safely during Coronavirus Guides
(Updated 12th May 2020 -11:00)

Loan funding
(Updated 21st May 2020 – 09:00)

  • Future Fund
  • Bounce Back Loan (BBL)
  • Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)
  • Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS)
  • COVID-19 Corporate Financing Facility

Deferral of HMRC payments
(Updated 14th April 2020 – 14:30)

  • VAT deferment
  • Time to pay arrangements

Coronavirus Grants
(Updated 16th April 2020 – 10:45)

  • Micro-Business Grants – City of York Council

Tax tips
(Updated 4th May 2020 – 09:45)

Should I consider mothballing my business?
(Updated 16th April 2020 – 10:30

Substantial amount of information available to specific sectors

Support for retail, hospitality and leisure
(Updated 31st March 2020 – 13:00)

  • Business rates holiday for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in England for the 2020 to 2021 tax year
  • £25k cash grant to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses
  • £10k cash grant to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses

Support for nursery businesses that pay business rates

Support for businesses that pay little or no business rates
(Updated 16th April 2020 – 10:45)

Insurance claims 

Protection for commercial tenants
(Updated 25th March 2020 – 09:30)

Accounts filing deadline
(Updated 27th March 2020 – 11:30)

Other useful information 

In addition to all of the above, there is a business support helpline that can provide further information and advice to businesses 0300 456 3565.

Please note that whilst the above is accurate as of the date of publication the situation is very fluid and changes will inevitably occur. We advise that you consult with the government’s official guidance for the latest available information.

Every effort will be made to update the following information as new announcements are made and the situation evolves. However, please visit the relevant information sources provided to check the most current information before taking any action as a result of the information provided.

The information which is summarised herein does not constitute professional advice and is general in nature.

Please contact our team for further detail of how these initiatives could help you and your business.

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