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Important notice: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted: 17th Mar 2020 by Clair Watmore Business Advice General, Coronavirus

As lock-down measures are gradually being eased, we are delighted to announce the reopening of our York, Easingwold and Filey offices. Our York office is now open normal hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am-5.00pm and Friday 8.00am-4.00pm. Easingwold opens Tuesday to Thursday 8.30am-4.45pm and Friday 8.30am-4.00pm.  Filey is also open normal hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm.

We are phasing the return of our team to our offices, whilst ensuring health and safety for both our clients and our team by undertaking comprehensive COVID-19 risk assessments.  Each office has been sanitised and social distancing measures will be in place.

If you would like to attend our offices, this will now be on a pre-booked appointment only basis. When attending our offices, please sanitise your hands on arrival.  You can either bring your own, or we have hand sanitiser available in our reception areas for your use.  Please also ensure that you wear a face covering during your visit. Following government guidance, we also required to take contact details for all visitors to our offices for Track and Trace purposes. These will be retained for 21 days.

Should you require an appointment, but would prefer not to attend our offices, we can arrange virtual meetings (via Zoom/Teams) or over the telephone. Please contact us on 01904 655202 or email enquiries@hghyork.co.uk to arrange an appointment. We look forward to welcoming you once again.

If your business is impacted 

There is no doubt that many of you are concerned about how this pandemic will affect your business day-to-day, and its impact on any upcoming strategic decisions. Please remember that we are here to support you with any immediate planning or personnel questions you might have, however small. We will be happy to talk through your concerns and work with you to find the right solution for your business, so please do give us a call if you have any questions/require any support.

HMRC have also set up a help line specifically for the self employed and businesses, providing advice on tax and any benefits you may be able to claim:

The Coronavirus helpline : 0800 024 1222

If you have any concerns relating to Companies House filing deadlines, or any other deadlines, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Whilst the primary concern of any organisation is the well-being and safety of their employees a plan needs to be put in place now to ensure there is a sustainable platform to operate from as the crisis is navigated and then left behind. We have put together a series of short snippets that you might find useful. These focus particularly around finance and employee issues as these are the two most common queries we have fielded in the last few days.