"It is concerning that there is no commitment within these plans for support to only be scaled back in step with the removal of lockdown," she said. "Nor is there any analysis of the impact on unemployment of a 'one size fits all' approach being adopted across all sectors." … [Read more...] about Employers to start paying share of furlough scheme
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"The hope is that more and more sole traders will be able to return to work safely as restrictions are eased. Policymakers have rightly recognised that self-employed business owners working in a lot of sectors - not least hair and beauty, events and travel - will be massively impacted by the current downturn for many weeks to come. … [Read more...] about Virus-hit self-employed to receive second payment
'We're not trying to be heavy handed we're just trying to be present. Each agency designated for a certain type of business will go out and communicate with those businesses but once they start... inspections as per usual... we're going to again have the spirit of we want to make it work, we want them to succeed … [Read more...] about Blame Trump, not me: Lockdown-loving De Blasio passes the buck over NYC’s $9b economic crisis- but STILL refuses to reopen despite just 55 people being hospitalized yesterday and says he’ll ‘aggressively’ shut down any small business that defies him
The Small Business Grant provides businesses with a £10,000 grant per property. The Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund provides firms with grants of up to £25,000 per property. If you’re looking for more targeted support, the government can provide 12-month, interest-free loans of up to £50,000 through its Bounce Back Loan Scheme. If you’re VAT-registered, you can seek deferral on payments until the end of June. You can also seek a business rates holiday if this applies to you. The government has given a further £617million to local authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to make discretionary grants. Kristina starred on Strictly Come Dancing from 2008 to 2016, but left to start a family with her partner Ben Cohen after being paired with him on the show. … [Read more...] about Ex Strictly star Kristina Rihanoff rages as her yoga business is denied taxpayer support
It seems to me that they need to review their finances, cut back a little on outgoings and put away a small amount each month. I’ve tried to gently suggest this but, understandably, my brother wants sympathy rather than financial advice. If we get on to this subject, he tends to say, “You’ve had it easier than me.” This is true in some ways, and reopens a general feeling that our parents believe me to be a sensible success and my brother a bit careless, despite his steady family life and well-paid job. … [Read more...] about Should I give my brother financial advice or mind my own business?