British businesses can now apply for affordable loans of between £1,000 and £10 million under the new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). Here’s everything you need to know about the initiative
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The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until the 30th September 2021 the Chancellor announced is his recent budget on the 3rd March. The same level of grant remains
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The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced several key extensions and new schemes in the Budget on 3 March 2021. These include an extension to the furlough scheme, further rounds of the
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The number of new businesses registered at Companies House grew significantly during the final six months of 2020, the latest statistics have revealed. The quarterly reports, found here, suggest that
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New research has found that SMEs across the UK are feeling increasingly optimistic about their prospects for the rest of 2021, after the success of the vaccine rollout. The Barclaycard
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The Government has announced that the final report of its fundamental review of business rates will be delayed and will be published in the autumn. It says that by then
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The Government is pressing ahead with plans to increase the rates of the National Living Wage (NLW) and the National Minimum Wage (NMW) from 1 April 2021, while people aged
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Despite the impact that Brexit has had on trade in the UK, a new survey conducted by YouGov has found that 38 per cent of small businesses are likely to
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has released new guidance that brings changes to the company car benefit calculations, as the Government looks to encourage greater use of ultra-low emission vehicles
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At the start of the new tax year in April the thresholds for student loans will increase, which may affect employees that are repaying their academic fees. The threshold for
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A total of 45 MPs in England are calling for Chancellor Rishi Sunak to cut business rates in England from 50 per cent of the market rent to 35 per
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