Category: Business Support

New £1bn support package announced

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has announced a new £1bn support package for businesses most impacted by the highly transmissible Omicron variant that is sweeping across the UK. The biggest single measure

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Teesside Freeport open for business

The first of the English Freeports, Teesside, opened operations on 19 November 2021, and is expected to be followed shortly by Thames and Humber. The Teesside Freeport will be at the forefront of

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Raising capital using the EIS

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has been designed to increase investment in the early development of high potential growth businesses. Companies seeking EIS investment are typically more

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Reporting grants received to HMRC

Most COVID support grants are treated as taxable income in the same way as other taxable receipts and need to be reported to HMRC. The grants are treated as income where the business is within the

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SEISS claims deadline in a few days

The final deadline for making a claim under the 5th Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is 30 September 2021. The SEIS scheme is only open to those self-employed with annual profits of less

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The Help to Grow Management scheme

The Help to Grow: Management course is a government backed programme to help business leaders develop their strategic skills, create jobs and boost their business performance.

The 12-week programme

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