Monthly Archive June 30, 2021

HMRC opens 13,000 inquiries into potential Covid fraud

Tax investigators have opened nearly 13,000 probes into suspected fraud and other related breaches of the coronavirus support schemes.

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Online recruitment and training – Time for a new approach

Disruptive times like the Covid-19 pandemic are impacting recruitment and training in many ways.

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Federation of Small Businesses calls for more help for SMEs as financial support winds down

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) calls on the Government to offer more economic support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as coronavirus-related limits continue and fewer financial packages are being handed out.

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UK Export Finance records “record” year thanks to success of General Export Facility

UK Export Finance has recorded a “record” year thanks to the success of the General Export Facility (GEF), it has been revealed.

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Businesses can still access the Recovery Loan Scheme

Businesses affected by Coronavirus can still access the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) launched in April, despite the closure of applications for other Government loan schemes, including the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

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Fifth round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme to launch in late July

The fifth round of the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will launch in late July, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed.

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Government extends ban on commercial evictions until March 2022

The Treasury has reassured many distressed business owners by confirming that a moratorium on commercial evictions introduced in April 2020 will now be extended for another year.

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CJRS – Upcoming changes to payments and the furlough scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) continues to support many businesses, who are reliant on the financial support it offers to cover the costs of staff on furlough.

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UK launches formal negotiations with Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

The UK has today launched formal negotiations with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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Leaving your business in capable hands – Succession planning for the next generation

Many individuals who have spent their livelihoods building, running, and maintaining a successful business, often intend to pass on their accomplishments to a family member, close relative or trusted employee.

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