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Coronavirus

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

CBI calls for further COVID-19 support

Failing to extend existing support will “stunt economic recovery”.

FSB: Govt. must extend business rates relief to 2022

The organisation is urging for the threshold to be changed.

Firms get more time to repay bounce-back loans

Repayments can be spread over ten years, rather than six.

COVID-19 business lending passes £71bn

Around 1.4m firms have accessed BBLs since May 2020.

1.8 million taxpayers still to file self-assessment returns

Over 10.7 million people submitted their 2019/20 return by the deadline.

CBI calls for post-lockdown roadmap

The business group identified six elements to help firms prepare.

Govt. announces £1,000 cash boost to help firms take on trainees

The cash boost will be made available from 31 July 2021.

Extend furlough scheme to summer, warns BCC

Around four million UK workers were furloughed at the end of December.

HMRC waives penalties for late-filed tax returns

Fines to kick in after 28 February 2021.

Millions to face fines if self-assessment tax return deadline missed

Taxpayers could face fines totalling to £250 million.