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Coronavirus

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

Big businesses to reduce payment times to small suppliers

50,000 small firms close every year due to late payments.

HMRC reminds taxpayers of time-to-pay option

Self-assessment taxpayers can spread payments over up to 12 months.

Govt. reveals over 1.4m loans given to UK firms

The loans are part of the £280bn support package.

Small firms get COVID-19 insurance boost

Around £1.8bn is expected to be paid out in claims.

BCC calls for business rates relief extension

Govt. should 'extend relief for the whole of 2021'.

£69.1m deferred through time-to-pay scheme

Over 25,000 taxpayers rush to spread payments.

COVID-19 deemed ‘reasonable excuse’ for late filing

HMRC said the decision is not a blanket waiving of penalties.

250,000 small business ‘set to fold’

14% expect to reduce headcount in the next three months.

IPSE slams gaps in self-employed support

Latest COVID-19 support 'misses the mark'.

Furlough scheme extended to April

Government-backed loans will also run until March.