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 the [...]

2021-08-23T10:45:02+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 [...]

2021-08-23T10:45:01+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 [...]

2021-08-23T10:45:02+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 [...]

2021-08-23T10:45:02+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 [...]

2021-08-23T10:45:02+00:00July 8th, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on Government plans to restart the economy

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 [...]

2021-08-23T10:45:31+00:00June 1st, 2020|Business, Coronavirus|Comments Off on Upcoming changes to CJRS and Self-Employment entitlements
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