Chancellor’s announcement on Business Support
Yesterday the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced increased support for businesses across the UK (full details of the Chancellor’s statement available here) which includes the following:
- the furlough scheme will now be extended until the end of March across the UK
- the next self-employed income support grant will also increase from 55% to 80% of average profits – up to £7,500
Business Support Finder
Support is available to employers and the self-employed, including sole traders and limited company directors. Businesses whether open or closed may be eligible for loans, tax relief and cash grants. Use the Business Support Finder to see what support is available.
Working Safely Guidance
The Working Safely guidance has been updated to reflect the new national restrictions