Budget March 2021

Budget 3rd March 2021 The Chancellors Budget announcement yesterday has confirmed that some of the current COVID-19 business help schemes will be extended. It also announced new schemes and restart grants that will help to kickstart the economy as we take the long road out of lockdown. Furlough Firstly, the Budget announced that the furlough [...]

What is the Kickstart Scheme?

What is the Kickstart Scheme? Key detail: you need to be offering a minimum of 30 placements If you do not have the option to take on this many placements, then you will need to partner with another company/companies to reach this number. What are the criteria: Placement duration = 6 months Minimum of 25 [...]

What support is available for self-employed and freelance workers affected by COVID-19?

What support is available for self-employed and freelance workers affected by COVID-19? With no concrete endpoint in sight yet, we’re seeing the effects a global pandemic can have on the UK. Due to COVID-19, we’re seeing massive impacts on the economy with businesses struggling, industries falling apart, and individuals struggling to make ends meet. Following [...]

The financial support available to business owners affected by COVID-19

The financial support available to business owners affected by COVID-19 The spread of COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on businesses everywhere. No matter your industry, size, or location, chances are you’re experiencing the knock-on effects of the virus. Business owners are making difficult decisions regarding their future. Some have been forced to close temporarily as entire [...]