Key dates for Coronavirus support schemes

With numerous Government schemes open to businesses and individuals to help deal with the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, there are dozens of key dates to be aware of in the coming months, including: 30 June 2020 End date of the VAT deferral scheme. VAT Payments after this date must be paid as usual, while…

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Are you taking your business online? – Six steps to effective pricing

As a result of the recent restrictions, many businesses have, for the first time, switched their focus to online sales. Whilst this has opened up many new opportunities it has also posed greater challenges, one being pricing.  Many business owners already struggle with the difficulties of pricing. In some cases, setting prices by their competition…

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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme set to open for claims

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (CSSPRS), announced by the Chancellor at the Budget, is set to open for claims from Tuesday 26 May 2020, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has said. The scheme enables employers with up to 250 employees to claim the cost of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) related to Coronavirus, as…

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“Covid Secure” practical workplace guidance for employers

The Covid Secure guidance published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (DBEIS), covers workplaces that can re-open this week, as well as some the Government hopes will reopen on 1 June 2020: Construction and outdoor work Factories, plants and warehouses Homes Labs and research facilities Offices and contact centres Restaurants offering takeaway…

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Howard Worth employees film support video

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives in a way we could never imagine. It’s made all of us realise how much we have taken for granted in the past and how we miss some of the most simple things – for many of the team at Howard Worth, it can be as simple as…

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