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Rebound and Recover

Posted: 10th Jun 2020 by Clair Watmore HGH's News

Hunter Gee Holroyd will be launching a series of short presentations, to support business owners through the next few months, as they seek to grow and adapt their business. Some businesses need to relaunch, are dealing with major changes to their operations or supply chain and may be managing a huge demand in a specific… Read more

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Update

Posted: 5th Jun 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

On Friday 29th May the Chancellor gave details on the changes to the CJRS scheme effective from 1st July 2020. Closure to new entrants from July The scheme will close to new entrants from 30 June and thereafter employers will only be able to furlough employees that have been furloughed for a full 3-week period… Read more

Life After Lockdown: Cash Flow Planning for the Future

Posted: 20th May 2020 by Clair Watmore HGH's News

Date: Wednesday 3rd June 2020 Time: 11.00am (approx. 30/45 mins) Location: Zoom (joining details will be sent following registration) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have been understandably focused on stabilising cash-flow. As restrictions start to be eased, businesses will begin to look to the future and plan for recovery. For this reason, we… Read more

Easing of the Lockdown for Businesses

Posted: 11th May 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

Following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation yesterday evening (Sun 10th May, transcript here) we have received many messages asking our opinion on what that means for their business. We believe that the following must be possible before a business is ready to re-open: 1. If your staff can work from home, they must continue to do… Read more

New Bounce Back Loan Scheme Launched

Posted: 28th Apr 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

Rishi Sunak announced yesterday details for the new Bounce Back Loan Scheme. Small businesses will benefit from the new fast-track finance scheme, providing loans with a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders. If you are a small business who struggled to get a CBILS loan then this could be for you. The loans will be easy… Read more

Top 10 tips: employee expenses during coronavirus homeworking

Posted: 27th Apr 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

If your employees are working from home due to the coronavirus lockdown, there are important tax compliance issues to consider before reimbursing expenses. Our tax team explains what to look out for: 1. Supply of one mobile phone and sim card per employeeThe supply of one mobile phone per employee is non-taxable.  There is no need… Read more

Government launches business support finder tool

Posted: 23rd Apr 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

The government has launched a new online platform to help businesses and the self employed easily determine what financial support is available to them during the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus business support finder tool on gov.uk asks business owners to complete a short online questionnaire, and they will then be directed to a list of… Read more

Planning for the Recovery – let’s come out of this stronger

Posted: 9th Apr 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

Around 8 weeks into the Coronavirus entering the UK and over 2 weeks since the total lockdown was announced by the Government, the shock, grief and anger phases have now started to wear off for most business owners who have been negatively impacted by this crisis.  Businesses are now turning to the fightback, their business’… Read more

£1m emergency fund launched for York businesses

Posted: 30th Mar 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

City of York Council has launched a £1m local emergency fund to help businesses deal with the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. The fund will target a range of support at about 1,000 small and micro companies, who are not set to benefit from the recently announced government support packages. In addition to the creation… Read more

Payroll professionals classed as key workers

Posted: 26th Mar 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

Payroll is a vitally important function within a business and never more so now that the Government has confirmed that it will be paying furloughed workers* up to 80% of their wages through reimbursement via HMRC. During these uncertain times, businesses must know that they can rely on the support of their payroll advisers to… Read more