Representatives from HMRC have today told a Parliamentary Select Committee that the online portal being built to process the payments of furloughed staff will be open from Monday 20 April and HMRC will be ready to make payments by Thursday 30 April.
University of Sheffield study reveals vulnerability of micro businesses employing up to nine people each
Results from the second BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that most businesses have not yet successfully accessed the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the grants for small businesses.
Welcoming Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement on measures to boost financial support for businesses affected by Coronavirus, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
Results from the BCC’s first Covid-19 Business Impact Tracker paints a concerning, if unsurprising, picture for business communities affected by Coronavirus.
Commenting on Business Secretary Alok Sharma’s announcement on the relaxation of the insolvency rules, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said:
In response to the impact of COVID-19, the government has released a package of measures to ensure employers, training providers and assessment organisations can continue to support their apprentices through to the completion of their Apprenticeship.
Sheffield Hallam University has been chosen to be the host of the Civic University Network, following a competitive bidding process.
Welcoming measures outlined by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to support the self-employed and sole traders whose businesses have been affected by Coronavirus, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said: