'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
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'The pandemic has caused that engine to stall and we should expect such alarming trends to carry through May and June in the best-case scenario,' James Whelan, President of the Real Estate Board of New York, said last week. … [Read more...] about De Blasio is still collecting $9,000-a-month from three rental properties he owns in Park Slope because ‘his tenants are employed and can pay’ while small business owners and commercial landlords bleed dry for as long as NYC stays closed
In September, the government will cut its grants to 70% of wages up to a cap of £2,190. Employers will pay NI and pension contributions and 10% of wages to make up the 80% total up to a cap of £2,500. That works out at 14% of the average gross employment costs the employer would have incurred. … [Read more...] about Employers to start paying share of furlough scheme
Full details of help for the self-employed Hardship risk 'could undermine test and trace system' The announcement comes after a cross-party group of 113 MPs signed a letter sent by Labour's Siobhain McDonagh to Mr Sunak calling for more support for the self-employed. … [Read more...] about Virus-hit self-employed to receive second payment
HMRC will use existing information to identify those eligible and invited applications The application requires them to confirm that they meet the eligibility requirements It will be paid straight into a bank account, which eligible taxpayers will need to confirm on their application form HMRC should have directly contacted those eligible Those who pay themselves a salary and dividends through their own company are not covered by the scheme but will have 80% of their salary covered by the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme if operating through PAYE. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: What help are self-employed getting from government?