2 Must-Dos to Help Your Team Work From Home

Must do's for remote workers

It’s looking like remote working will be the ‘new normal’ as we ease our way out of lockdown. While this is the best decision for the safety of employees, it’s not great for business.  To make it through the current crisis in the best position possible, you need to add “helping your employees create a … Read more 2 Must-Dos to Help Your Team Work From Home

Are your employees reluctant to return to the workplace?

Tips for when an employee is reluctant to return to work

With the recent easing of lockdown restrictions, several businesses are asking some of their employees to return to the workplace when working from home is not a realistic option.  Whilst this is a reasonable ask, there will be some employees that are either reluctant or concerned about returning to the workplace.  To help with this, … Read more Are your employees reluctant to return to the workplace?

How to stay positive for your family and your team

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How to stay positive for your family and your team (even if you are scared and worried too) Do you run a business where you’re responsible for your employees’ wellbeing? Do you manage a team at work? Do you have children or vulnerable family members who depend on you? Whether you said to yes to … Read more How to stay positive for your family and your team

Are my team actually working?

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Are your team actually working? With the phased reopening of businesses over the new few weeks to months, many businesses are having to carry on with operating remotely. This means that many employers are faced with the challenge of managing and monitoring their employees who are working from home. It can be extremely challenging to … Read more Are my team actually working?

FLEXIBLE FURLOUGHING

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Flexible Furloughing From 1 July 2020, Businesses will have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part-time – with the government continuing to pay 80% of wages for any of their normal hours they do not work up until the end of August. Businesses can decide the hours and shift patterns that … Read more FLEXIBLE FURLOUGHING

SELF-EMPLOYED GET SECOND GRANT FROM GOVERNMENT

sole traders to get second grant

Sole Traders to get second grant from the Government. The government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended, giving more security to individuals whose livelihoods are adversely affected by coronavirus in the coming months, the Chancellor announced on Friday 29 May 2020. Rishi Sunak announced the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme will be extended – with … Read more SELF-EMPLOYED GET SECOND GRANT FROM GOVERNMENT

Time to claim your grant if you are self-employed.

The portal opens this week to claim your grant is you are self-employed. This is capped as a taxable lump sum of £7500. Once your claim is approved the money will be in your bank account within 6 working days. To check whether you are eligible for this grant click here. Directors of limited companies are NOT … Read more Time to claim your grant if you are self-employed.

To charge or not to charge? That is the question.

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To charge or not to charge? That is the question. Right now many business owners are in desperate need of support to help them get through the current crisis. These are unprecedented times and the question keeps popping up “should accountants charge for the additional help to their clients?” As a family run business, with … Read more To charge or not to charge? That is the question.

New loans for small businesses announced

A bank building toy. New Loans for small businesses announced

New loans for small businesses announced. Sadly, lockdown doesn’t seem to be ending soon. This means that we are going to be seeing more pressure on the economy and the chances of this being a 12-week blip to the economy with a large bounce back are getting less and less as lockdown trundles on. Cheesy … Read more New loans for small businesses announced

Do you run a children’s nursery?

Do you run a children's nursery?

DO YOU RUN A CHILDREN’S NURSERY? Beware of the new furlough rules!  If you operate a Childs Nursery or playground and receive funding from the County, please be aware of the new rules that were introduced by the Government on Friday. Click here for government guidelines Due to this change in guidance you will now need to calculate the … Read more Do you run a children’s nursery?