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Government delays business rates reform yet again

Chancellor Rishi Sunak wants to keep studying the business rates problem for small businesses versus online retailers before committing to wholesale reform

Accounts & Tax

Business rates review 2021 – what your small business can expect

The Treasury has delayed publishing its review into business rates four times already. Rishi Sunak says the review will be published this autumn. What can we expect?

Government Grants

Sunak ignores small business pleas for more help to get through lockdown

Treasury points to £1bn worth of ad-hoc local authority grants still to be distributed, as pain starts to bite with furlough being wound down and business rates becoming payable

Outlook

Budget 2021 and what it means for small business

Furlough and Covid financial support set to be extended, while Treasury keeps on business rates suspension for many

Government Grants

Restart Grant for your small business – what is it and where to claim

Shops can apply for up to £6,000 grant to reopen on April 12, while hospitality and leisure businesses could get up to £18,000

Accounts & Tax

Rishi Sunak eyes hiking corporation tax even higher to 25%

Doing so would raise around £20bn for the Covid-battered British economy but could hurt small businesses emerging from the rubble

News

Self-employed to be offered fourth and final £7,500 grant in Budget

Over a million self-employed excluded from Government Covid-19 support set to be ignored again in next week’s Budget

News

Government makes further changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Government will cover up to 80% of small business staff wages while the coronavirus pandemic continues, up to £2,500 per employee

Government Grants

When and where to apply for the new 80% self-employed grant

Newly self-employed, company directors and part-time self-employed still excluded from third self-employed grant

Government Grants

Job Support Scheme changes what they mean for your business

Grants of £2,100 for businesses caught in Tier 2 restrictions, slashed employer contributions to Job Support Scheme and doubling of help for self-employed

Accounts & Tax

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, business rates return in April

Government stays silent on whether retail and hospitality business rates holiday will be extended, as 170,000 businesses appeal against rates

Government Grants

Rishi Sunak plans grants for small businesses hit by hard lockdown

Pubs and restaurants would be forced to shut completely at highest level of mooted three-tier system

Partner content

Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

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

Partner content

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

Partner content

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?