Government publishes regional Covid-19 finance figures

Almost 900,000 businesses in England have benefitted from more than £10 billion in Covid-19 loans and grants, the latest figures reveal.

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Government announces £10 million tourism rescue package

The Government has announced that tourism providers in England and Wales can now apply for a share of a £10 million rescue package designed to support the sector.

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COVID-19: The key dates for your tax diary

There are a number of Government support measures to help businesses through the coronavirus pandemic, as well as various business tax obligations being deferred. However, it can be difficult to keep track of all of the dates, deadlines and requirements,

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Businesses access £35 billion through COVID-19 support schemes

The Government has now delivered almost £35 billion in corporate finance to businesses affected by COVID-19, it has been revealed.

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Trade Credit Reinsurance scheme to support 630,000 UK businesses

More than 630,000 UK businesses have been given the confidence to trade during Covid-19 after the Government announced guarantees of up to £10 billion to Trade Credit Insurance schemes.

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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open for business

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is now open for business, weeks ahead of schedule.

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Government extends deadline to claim post-Brexit customs support

The deadline for applying for customs and tariff support has been extended to 31 January 2021, the Government has announced.

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Government announces £56 million funding to boost business productivity

The Government has launched a new £56 million wave of funding in a bid to boost productivity throughout the UK economy.

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Government grant schemes available for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The Government has a number of grant schemes available to help with the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, in order to support the wider use of electric and hybrid vehicles.

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HMRC announces £16 million Brexit grant fund

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced a £16 million fund for businesses to claim grants to cover Brexit related costs.

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New council to increase access to small business finance, says minister

A new enterprise scheme will help small and medium-sized businesses to access finance and take advantage of post-Brexit business opportunities, it has been revealed.

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Government launches £10 million Brexit Readiness Fund

The Government has launched a £10 million Brexit readiness fund that will help provide support for businesses who are preparing for Brexit ahead of the 31 October deadline.

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Government encouraging SMEs to sign up for funding to help with Brexit

The Government is encouraging UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to register for funding to help them cope with a new customs system following a potential no-deal Brexit.

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HMRC extends £8 million customs funding training deadline

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that the deadline for applications for funding from a Government initiative designed to help businesses prepare for the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) has been extended to 31 May 2019.

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Government launches consultation on tackling SME R&D relief abuse

The Government has launched a consultation on changes to research and development (R&D) tax credits which are intended to prevent businesses from abusing the scheme for small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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