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Register Your Establishment For The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Your business can use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme to offer a discount to diners and encourage them to eat at your restaurant. You can use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme: all day, every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3 to 31 August 2020. to offer a 50% discount, up to…
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Economic Update from The Chancellor of The Exchequer

The main announcements by the Chancellor in his statement on 8th July 2020 are: Help for the Hospitality Sector: In August, everyone in the country (both adults and children) will be given an “eat out to help out” discount – 50% off at participating restaurants, cafes and pubs. It applies for a maximum discount of…
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How to Treat Certain Expenses and Benefits Provided to Employees During COVID-19 Update

The government have released an updated guidance on how to treat certain expenses and benefits provided to employees during COVID-19. This guidance is about Income Tax treatment only. National Insurance contributions treatment may vary depending on the individual benefit or expense. Find out about taxable expenses and benefits when they are paid to employees because…
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Calculate How Much You Can Claim Using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Government have realised information on how to calculate how much you must pay your furloughed employees for hours on furlough, how much you can claim for employer NICs and pension contributions and how much you can claim back. 31 July is the last day that you can submit claims for periods ending on or…
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Further Education Trust

Are you starting a new education or training course in September? Are you struggling to identify a source of funding to support your studies?  Tower Hamlets and Canary Wharf’s Further Education Trust might be able to help.  The Tower Hamlets and Canary Wharf Trust Fund is a joint initiative led by the council and Canary…
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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme Update – 02/07/2020

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme currently allows you to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering 3 months’ worth of profits, and capped at £7,500 in total. If you’re eligible you must make your claim for the first grant on or before 13…
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Free Careers Advice for Londoners

In this period of uncertainty, good quality careers advice has never been more important. High quality careers advice will play a huge role in helping citizens get back to normality, boosting the UK workforce and rebuilding the economy. National Careers Service Provides free, personalized and impartial information, advice and guidance on learning, training and careers.…
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Supporting the Employers

The National Careers Service London is here to support all employers currently furloughing staff, recruiting staff to essential roles or having to make workers redundant. They offer free, impartial careers advice and guidance, delivered by qualified Careers Advisors.

Government’s Future Fund

More start-ups and innovative firms will be able to apply for investment from the government’s Future Fund from today (Tuesday 30 June). Companies which have participated in accelerator programmes are now eligible for the popular scheme, more than 320 early-stage, high-growth firms have so far benefitted from £320 million of support through the fund, this…
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Free AA COVID CONFIDENT Scheme for the Hospitality Sector

The AA has launched a new COVID CONFIDENT scheme to support the safe reopening of the hospitality industry. The scheme aims to help businesses rebuild customer confidence as they start coming out of the lockdown. The accreditation scheme will confirm that an establishment has carried out risk assessments, safety measures and staff training, in line…
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