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furlough

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

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

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

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Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze