Financial care

Workplace and personal financial assistance during this pandemic

Financial aid and assistance through coronavirus

In these extraordinary times of remote working, social isolation and social distancing smaller company businesses have found business as normal is out the window.

Advice for workplace finances, personal finance, details on government support and more.

This resource is straight talking with information and signposts you to the latest updates. We shall update these pages throughout the Spring and longer as necessary.

 

Assistance

UK Treasury funds for innovator firms

Coronavirus support targeted at innovative business structures of the tech sector has been announced today. Existing coronavirus support for businesses required companies to be profitable as of December 2019 to qualify for help so these new announcements make available funding for innovators. Last updated 20/4/2020. There are two main pots of funding: £750 million of loans […]

Firms paying sick pay to employees

Legislation to allow small- and medium-sized businesses and employers to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) paid for sickness absence due to COVID-19. The eligibility criteria for the scheme will be as follows: this refund will cover up to 2 weeks’ SSP per eligible employee who has been off work because of COVID-19 employers with fewer […]

Business rates support

There is a package of measures to support businesses with premises registered for business rates: 12-month business rates holiday for all retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in England. small business grant funding of £10,000 for all business in receipt of small business rate relief or rural rate relief. grant funding of £25,000 for retail, hospitality and […]