Coronavirus:

Support and Advice for Businesses & Individuals

We are continuing to closely monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Our priority is to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, clients and other business contacts, as well as continuing to deliver our services.

Our offices will be closed to visitors and all our staff are working remotely. You can continue to contact us using our main office numbers and email addresses and we can set up telephone or video appointments in place of face to face meetings.

We are following the latest advice from the UK and Scottish Governments and are providing our teams with regular support and guidance.

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Budget 2021: Key Points

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered the Budget in the House of Commons on 3rd March 2021, announcing the government’s tax and spending plans for the year ahead, in a bid to help the UK’s economy recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension

On 3rd March 2021, the Government announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), would be extended until September 2021.

Cash Management

Businesses are facing uncertain times and the government has responded by announcing a series of welcome support measures. However, businesses cannot simply rely on government support and must be pro-active in navigating their way through the current situation.

Self-Employed Income Support Scheme - Important Updates

HMRC have updated the guidance on the self-employed income support scheme and have added a tool to allow you or your agent to check if you are eligible.

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) was announced by the Chancellor in the 2020 budget and has been extended since to provide greater support to business during these difficult times.

Bounce Back Loan Scheme

On 27 April 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP, announced a new coronavirus loan scheme – Bounce Back Loans. The Chancellor has said that for this scheme, the Government will support lending by guaranteeing 100% of the loan.

Extension of Filing Company Accounts

In response to the Coronavirus, the Government have announced that the filing deadline for company accounts can be extended with prior agreement by 3 months.

Liquidity Support for SME Housebuilders

A £100 million emergency loan fund has been created to support small and medium-sized (SME) housebuilders with liquidity issues due to the temporary closure of housebuilding sites.

The Private Rent Sector Landlord COVID-19 Loan Scheme

The Private Rent Sector Landlord COVID-19 Loan Scheme opened for applications on 5 May. This is a loan scheme provided by the Scottish Government to those with rental properties in Scotland.

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Workforce & Redundancy Implications

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Latest Updates on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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Outsourcing services: Business finance support

MHA Henderson Loggie can provide temporary support to relieve pressure during the COVID-19 pandemic and deliver finance functions which may have previously been done in-house or with another adviser.

Year-End Stocktakes

The preparation of year-end accounts will not be high on many people’s list of things to worry about at the moment; but considering some things now, before the year-end, may prove to be invaluable in the future when drawing up your year-end financial statements.

Inheritance Tax Relief for NHS & Frontline Staff

Many have called for tax relief in recognition of the exceptional work being done by NHS staff and frontline workers. What is not widely know is that there already is a relief for inheritance tax (IHT) that can apply.

Business Interruption Claims

Many businesses have business interruption insurance. Whether or not they will pay out for interruptions as a result of COVID-19 is not clear.

Flowchart: What financial support is there for me and my business?

We have prepared a flowchart to show you the different financial support options that are available to you and your business, during the COVID-19 crisis.

Managing & Coaching Teams Remotely

Managing a team remotely is a new challenge for many of us. In this guide, we take a look at the importance of team morale during this difficult time, and how you can continue to coach your team using software like Microsoft Teams & Zoom.

Working from Home Tips

Working from home is something many of us aren’t used to. It can be pretty difficult to stick to a routine as there are so many more distractions at home. However, there are ways to still be focused and productive. Here are our top tips.

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If there is a topic you want further information on, get in touch to ask us a question and we’ll aim to answer it in a blog post or guide to help you, and others, during this difficult time.