Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates

31 Mar 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is a temporary scheme open to all UK employers for at least three months starting from 1 March 2020. Any UK organisation with employees can apply no matter how big or small.

30 Mar 2020

Support for self-employed

On 26 March 2020, the government published an outline of the support that it proposes to provide those who are self-employed individuals or a member of a partnership.

25 Mar 2020

Will Coronavirus affect my residence status?

Travel restrictions and quarantine for those showing symptoms of COVID-19 may result in individuals 'over-staying' in the UK. HMRC will consider the circumstances of each individual case. However, they have issued guidelines that the below circumstances are considered as exceptional. 

24 Mar 2020

Sopher + Co Coronavirus FAQs

As the Government continue to announce further measures to assist businesses and individuals affected by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we have set out below some of the more frequently asked questions (FAQs) that clients have asked about the newly announced support for business which will hopefully give you an insight into what help is available to you, as things currently stand.

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) was announced at the recent Budget and is intended to work similarly to the Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) Scheme, although it will offer far more attractive terms to both businesses and lenders, with a view to ensuring the availability of finance to businesses during the current pandemic.

18 Mar 2020

COVID-19 and your taxes - Do you need time to pay ?

HMRC have set up a dedicated “Time to Pay” service for businesses and self-employed people who may have VAT/ PAYE obligations and self-assessment payments during the Coronavirus threat.

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus - How Employers and Employees will be affected 

Find out more about Working from Home, Self Isolation & Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Staff departures/ redundancies.

17 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Update

A message from Daniel Sopher