Page Local Authority Grant Updates

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**Certain councils have re-opened the discretionary grant scheme** Ealing: A Restart Grant scheme was available for non-essential retail and hospitality and leisure businesses, including personal care sector and gyms. Eligibility criteria applied. Ealing Council automatically awarded these grants to recipients of the previous national lockdown grants in May 2021. Applications for other potential recipients closed on 9 […]

Article Local Authority Grants Updates

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**Certain councils have re-opened the discretionary grant scheme** Ealing: A Restart Grant scheme was available for non-essential retail and hospitality and leisure businesses, including personal care sector and gyms. Eligibility criteria applied. Ealing Council automatically awarded these grants to recipients of the previous national lockdown grants in May 2021. Applications for other potential recipients closed on 9 […]

Article Business rates relief and grants

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The following three schemes have been announced. Small Business Grant Funding Business Rates Holiday for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Cash Grant for Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Top-up to local business grant funds scheme For more information on specific West London local authority information, please scroll to the end of this article Small Business Grant Funding […]

Article COVID-19: Global Real Estate Implications

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https://www.jll.co.uk/en/trends-and-insights/research/covid-19-global-real-estate-implications Real estate policy Countries around the world have implemented changes to real estate policy in order to lessen the burden on tenants and in some cases landlords: In the U.S., many decisions are made at the state and local level, and at least 34 states have temporarily prohibited evictions. At the same time, the […]

Article Selecting employees for furlough – Q & A Sessions by CIPD

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https://www.cipd.co.uk/news-views/coronavirus/faqs/furlough Q: What if employees have some work but not enough? If employees have some work but not enough then they cannot be furloughed under the job retention scheme. Employees are not allowed to carry out work for the employer during the furlough period. The scheme is only aimed at supporting employers who otherwise could […]

Article What should employers be doing in the current situation?

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From the CIPD’s Coronavirus (COVID-19): employer response guide (21 April 2020) Organisations should focus on planning and prevention with both urgency and calm. Do what you can to immediately protect staff and to cope with the changing environment. The government has introduced measures (starting 23 March) requiring that people should only leave home for one of four […]

Article Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (for businesses with turnover under 45m)

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Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (for businesses with turnover under 45m) The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme supports small and medium-sized businesses, with an annual turnover of up to £45m, to access loans, overdrafts, invoice finance and asset finance of up to £5 million for up to six years. For more information please see view the […]

Article Filing

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From 25 March 2020 businesses can apply for a 3-month extension for filing their accounts. As part of the agreed measures, while companies will still have to apply for the 3-month extension to be granted, those citing issues around COVID-19 will be automatically and immediately granted an extension. Applications can be made through a fast-tracked online system […]