Updates to the Coronavirus pandemic

Updates on the Coronavirus & how this is affecting our industry. 

Government confirms extension of insolvency measures

Released 16 February 2021 The Government has confirmed that it intends to extend the power (granted through the Corporate Governance and Insolve... Read more

Insolvency legislation update

Insolvency Legislation Update Following an initial raft of new laws and unprecedented support for businesses hit by the global pandemic covered in ou... Read more

Bibby Financial Services Covid-19 impact study

Bibby Financial Services Covid-19 Impact Study Results from Bibby's latest 'Pulse Survey' are now in.  Following in the footsteps of their initi... Read more

Flexible furlough scheme starts today

Businesses will have the flexibility to bring furloughed employees back to work part time from today (1 July) as part of the government's plan to re-o... Read more

Chancellor confirms furlough (CJRS) next steps and extends self-employment support scheme (SEISS)

Chancellor confirms furlough (CJRS) next steps and extends Self-Employment Support Scheme (SEISS)Daily update from John Bridge OBE DL, Chief Executive... Read more

Covid-19 Guidance for Directors of SME Businesses

A short guide explaining guidance for directors of SME Businesses produced by ICAEW and ICAS Click here to download the guide ICAEW and ICAS have de... Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic: Key UK Government and Bank of England Initiatives to Support Businesses

Fried Frank published a memorandum titled: COVID-19 Pandemic: Key UK Government and Bank of England Initiatives to Support Businesses on March 30, 202... Read more

New webinars to boost support for SMEs during Coronavirus

The Department for International Trade to host a series of coronavirus webinars, free for SMEs across the UK. New support for SMEs during coronavirus... Read more

COVID-19 - Temporary restrictions on landlords

On 23 April 2020 the Government announced a temporary ban on landlords using statutory demands (made between 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020) and windin... Read more

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - UK Schemes for Businesses and Individuals

Assistance available to UK businesses As the Covid-19 crisis continue to unfold, the UK Government have announced a series of financial assistance pa... Read more

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) - FAQs

What is CBILS? CBILS is a government backed loan scheme to provide financial support to small and medium businesses (SMEs) across the UK that are exp... Read more

New measures to protect UK high street from aggressive rent collection and closure

High street shops and other companies under strain will be protected from aggressive rent collection and asked to pay what they can during the coronav... Read more