Additional Support for Jobs and Businesses

Additional Support for Jobs and Businesses Rishi Sunak has today announced further support for jobs and businesses over the coming months. An acknowledgement towards the frustrations of those living in areas with tighter restrictions was given, along with a reiteration that a “balanced approach” continues to be the right way forward. [...]

2020-10-22T13:54:39+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on Additional Support for Jobs and Businesses

Expansion of the Job Support Scheme

Expansion of the Job Support Scheme Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today announced an expansion to the Job Support Scheme (JSS) that will see additional funding become available for some struggling businesses. The new measures come in response to widespread criticism that the JSS will not do enough to help businesses [...]

2020-10-15T13:49:38+00:00October 15th, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on Expansion of the Job Support Scheme

The Winter Economy Plan

The Winter Economy Plan There have been widespread calls for the Job Retention Scheme to be extended past its current end date of 31st October. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today announced what the government will be doing to combat a forecasted drop in employment rates following the end of the furlough [...]

2020-09-24T15:44:19+00:00September 24th, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on The Winter Economy Plan

The Apprenticeship Scheme

The Apprenticeship Scheme Griffin have always been big believers in taking on apprentices, and have seen great success stories over the past few years. Lockdown brought with it hundreds of enquiries from clients on eligibility for grants and where they could access funding. We were expanding prior to lockdown, and [...]

2020-09-10T09:26:17+00:00September 10th, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on The Apprenticeship Scheme

The Impact of the Coronavirus

The Impact of Coronavirus on the UK to date Everyone has been impacted by coronavirus in one way or another, but we may not understand the full extent of the economical and sociological damage for some time. The adverse effects of COVID-19 have been plain to see since lockdown officially [...]

2020-09-10T09:25:29+00:00September 10th, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on The Impact of the Coronavirus

Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme

Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme Additional funding has been announced as part of the Kickstart scheme to help businesses recover from the adverse effects of coronavirus. Funding of between £1,000 - £3,000 will become available at the end of August for specialist professional advice covering HR, financial (including accountancy), IT, digital [...]

2020-09-02T10:56:53+00:00August 20th, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Second Grant

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Second Grant Individuals and members of partnerships who meet the eligibility criteria will be able to claim the second SEISS grant from the 17th August. How is it calculated? The second grant will be slightly reduced in value, calculated by taking 70% of your average [...]

2020-08-13T12:53:25+00:00August 13th, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Second Grant

Government plans to restart the economy

Restarting the economy Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s address in the House of Commons today has brought updates to existing schemes, as well as introducing some new incentives to help in restarting the economy. There is a clear focus on trying to prevent unemployment rates from spiralling in the coming months. The chancellor [...]

2020-07-08T15:35:45+00:00July 8th, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on Government plans to restart the economy

373 Group Annual Awards

The 373 Group Annual Awards 2020 Griffin Chartered Accountants are delighted to be the headline sponsor for the 373 Business Awards for the 4th consecutive year. The 373 Group Annual Awards aim to celebrate the many incredible businesses across the South West. During these unprecedented times, many [...]

2020-06-01T13:15:52+00:00June 1st, 2020|Business, Events|Comments Off on 373 Group Annual Awards

Upcoming changes to CJRS and Self-Employment entitlements

Upcoming changes to CJRS and Self-Employment entitlements The chancellor has announced that changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme are being brought forward to 1st July, as well as a second grant being made available to self-employed persons. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The second phase of the CJRS is set to [...]

2020-06-01T11:09:47+00:00June 1st, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on Upcoming changes to CJRS and Self-Employment entitlements
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