Temporary Land Transaction Tax Changes in Wales

Last week, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced that the stamp duty threshold in England and Northern Ireland was being increased from £125,000 to £500,000. The tax break didn’t apply in Wales, but additional funding was being provided for the Welsh Government to implement a similar policy. It has been announced that the change to the … Continue reading Temporary Land Transaction Tax Changes in Wales

How to Make a Claim for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

The Government have introduced the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme to allow eligible businesses to offer a discount to their diners and encourage them to eat at their restaurant. The service you'll use to claim reimbursements will be available on 7 August 2020, and will be available until 30 September. You won't be able … Continue reading How to Make a Claim for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Who Can Register for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme?

Restaurants and other establishments can now sign up to a new government initiative aimed at protecting jobs in the hospitality industry and encouraging people to safely return to dining out. You can register if your establishment for the Eat Out to Help Out scheme if: sells food for immediate consumption on the premisesprovides its own … Continue reading Who Can Register for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme?

How to Register for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

Eligible restaurants and other establishments serving food for on-premises consumption can now sign up to a new government initiative aimed at protecting jobs in the hospitality industry and encouraging people to safely return to dining out. The Eat Out to Help Out registration service went live on Monday, allowing businesses to join the scheme announced … Continue reading How to Register for the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

What Is the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme?

The Eat Out to Help Out scheme is a new initiative, introduced by the Government, to support businesses by encouraging people to return to eating out. If you’re an eligible business, you will be able to use the scheme to offer a 50% discount, up to a maximum of £10 per person, to your customers … Continue reading What Is the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme?

New Support Announced by the Chancellor in His Summer Statement

On Wednesday 8 July 2020, the Government held an emergency mini budget to minimise the pain as the economy faces the challenges of the past few of months. The main priority on the agenda was unemployment rates, with the Chancellor announcing that he wants to ‘protect, support and create jobs.’ What’s changing? Furlough Scheme With … Continue reading New Support Announced by the Chancellor in His Summer Statement

New Grant for Start up’s Affected by the Coronavirus

A grant of £2,500 is now available for newly created welsh businesses that are facing operational and financial challenges as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The eligibility criteria is as follows: Started trading between 1 April 2019 and 1 March 2020Forecast annual turnover is less than £50,000Not in receipt of support through the Self-Employment … Continue reading New Grant for Start up’s Affected by the Coronavirus

Deadline Set for the Small Business Rates Grant

The governnment have released a deadline for the coronavirus Small Business Rates Grant. If eligible, you will need to apply before 5pm on 30 June 2020 to be considered. There are two grants available: a grant of £25,000 for retail, leisure and hospitality businesses occupying properties with a rateable value of between £12,001 and £51,000.a … Continue reading Deadline Set for the Small Business Rates Grant

Important Changes to UK Furlough Scheme

The government have announced a number of changes for employers using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Scheme to close for new entrants From 10 June 2020, employers will no longer be able to use the CJRS for employees who have not previously been furloughed. This date will allow employees to be on furlough for … Continue reading Important Changes to UK Furlough Scheme

What Is a Grant State Aid Declaration Form?

A Grant State Aid Declaration form is a where you agree to declare any state aid you have received to any other support agencies that ask how much de minimis aid you have received. If you applied for a grant to support your business during the coronavirus pandemic, you may have been contacted by your … Continue reading What Is a Grant State Aid Declaration Form?