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The measures to handle or financial impacts of COVID-19.

Government extends furlough scheme

Extension initially in place until 30 November 2020.

Firms call for ‘inflexible business rates’ reform

A reduction would help most businesses survive the winter.

Job support scheme - extra support announced

Chancellor Rishi Sunak reveals 11th-hour upgrade as COVID-19 cases rise.

NAO warns ‘considerable’ levels of furlough fraud

HMRC’s fraud hotline received over 10,000 reports.

SMEs call for more Government support

The FSB suggests lowering employer NICs.

Govt. expands support for jobs and workers

Changes to the job support scheme and SEISS.

UK debt levels hit record high

The Government is expected to have spent £4.9 billion on CJRS.

Over 54,000 employees claim home working tax relief

Employees can receive £6 a week to cover additional costs.

SEISS grant: last chance to apply

Grant applications close on 19 October 2020.

Support for shut-down businesses

Grants available if you’re legally required to close.