LATEST CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 FINANCIAL UPDATES
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Since the Coronavirus Pandemic hit the UK last February 2020, there has been a never ending set of rules, regulations and restrictions. It can be hard to keep up with the latest Covid-19 financial updates and business news, which is why this page has been set up. We are dedicated in sharing with you the most up-to-date information that impacts your business. And as always, we are here on the other end of the phone should you need to speak to us about anything regarding the financial changes your business may face regarding Covid-19.
AT A GLANCE - LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES
🔵 6th January '22: Self-Assessment Tax Return Deadline is Extended to 28th February 2022
🔵 21st December '21: Rishi Sunak announces £1 billion in support for businesses across the UK impacted by the Omicron variant. Read more...
🔵 27th November '21: Omicron variant cases detected in UK
🔵1st October '21: Temporary VAT reduction to increase to 12.5% for Hospitality sector. Read more here...
🔵 30th September '21: Deadline to apply for Fifth SEISS Grant
🔵 30th July '21: Portal for Fifth SEISS Grants opens - this is invitation based only. Read more here...
🔵19th July '21: Lifting of all social distancing and restrictions in England
🔵 11th July '21: Information on how to claim for the 'Fifth SEISS Grant' has been delayed until the end of July '21
🔵 30th June '21: Information on how to claim for the 'Fifth SEISS Grant' to become available
🔵30th June '21: Deadline for paying deferred VAT due to impact of the Coronavirus - Read more here...
🔵1st June '21: Claims for the fourth SEISS grant will close. For more info on the Fourth SEISS Grant click here.
🔵17th May '21: Hospitality and entertainment venues can reopen - Read more here...
🔵12th April '21: Outdoor dining, hairdressers and gyms can reopen along with other non-essential outlets - Read more here...
🔵 3rd March '21: Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces the 2021 Budget - Read our Summary of the Budget here...
Furlough Scheme is extended until the end of September '21
22nd Feb '21: PM announces Road Map out of UK Lockdown to commence Monday 8th March '21 - Read more...
Claims for the third SEISS grant have now closed. The last date for making a claim for the third grant was 29 January 2021. This guidance applies to claims made during the third grant period. Details about the fourth grant will be announced on 3 March 2021. For more info on the SEISS grant click here.
HMRC is encouraging anyone who has not yet filed their tax return to do so by 31 January, if possible. But anyone who cannot file their return by the 31 January deadline will not receive a late filing penalty if they file online by 28 February. Taxpayers are still obliged to pay their bill by 31 January 2021 - Read more...
Furlough Scheme is extended until the end of April '21 [UPDATED to Sept '21 ]
5th Jan '21: Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced lockdown grants of up to £9,000 for businesses in retail, hospitality and leisure. Watch the update here on the BBC
5th Jan '21: National Lockdown Begins - "for at least 6 weeks"
Furlough Scheme is extended until the end of March '21 [UPDATED to April '21 ]
Government has confirmed easing of all social distancing measures by 19th July 2021
June 14th - Social Distancing to remain until 19th July 2021
Step 3 of Easing Restrictions is to take place no earlier than 17th May 2021
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