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Furlough scheme

Accounts & Tax

Taxman could claw back up to 10% of furlough cash

Small business owners unaware they have overclaimed could face having to repay 5-10% of furlough claims, warns top accounting firm

News

Small business calls for support extension to match reopening delay

Small business organisations call for stop to employers helping pay for furlough, forbearance on Covid loans and extending the ban on landlords evicting commercial tenants

Government Grants

How the local furlough scheme grant will work for your small business

Government will pay 100% of wages for small businesses forced to shut in hard lockdown.

News

Rishi Sunak eyes subsidising wages of part-time workers

Government would cover one third of wages for staff on days they are not working, based on proposed CBI scheme

Employing & managing staff

How to deal with a furloughed employee who refuses to return to work

Tribunals are expected to weigh in favour of employees who say they haven’t gone back to work because they feel unsafe during Covid-19. What can a small business owner do?

Government Grants

New entrants to be stopped from joining the jobs furlough scheme

Treasury wants to stop businesses from putting staff on furlough and then immediately taking them off to work part-time from August

Government Grants

Small businesses will have to cover a quarter of cost of furlough

Chancellor Rishi Sunak to announce this week that employers must cover 20-30% of furlough scheme cost plus national insurance

Government Grants

Businesses may have to cover insurance and pensions of furloughed staff

Government considering asking small businesses to cover national insurance and pension contributions of furloughed workers from August onward

Outlook

Government looking at bringing in part-time furlough immediately

MPs and retailers pushing government to allow furloughed shop staff back to work part-time, as they start reopening from June

Outlook

Only allowing part-time furlough work from August doesn’t make sense

Shops are being told to reopen from June but furloughed staff can only work part time from August. Indie retailers face a dire couple of months

News

Support for tourism, hospitality needs to be extended, says Ed Milliband

Shadow business secretary Ed Milliband says business support for travel, tourism and hospitality needs to go further as they will have to wait longest to reopen

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

Partner content

It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

Partner content

Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

Partner content

How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience