Chichester accountants restart loan
Coronavirus Business Support
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The ‘Restart Grant’ for small businesses

Businesses across England can now apply for a Government grant of up to £18,000 designed to help businesses that are in the non-essential retail, hospitality, accommodation, leisure, personal care or gym sectors that have had to close due to lockdown restrictions as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. This scheme will replace the Local Restrictions

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Business Advice
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Government apprenticeship incentive scheme

Last month during the Spring Budget, the Chancellor announced that the Government were increasing the incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice. Employers will now receive £3,000 for new employees of any age who start their apprenticeship from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021. There will be no limit on the number of incentive

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Accounts Semi Senior Chichester
Staff Spotlight
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Kirsty Causer

What does your job as Accounts Semi Senior involve? My primary role is to complete annual accounts on behalf of companies, but I also work with a few clients who require weekly support to do their bookkeeping, VAT returns & management accounts. I also assist the bookkeeping team as and when they require. What does

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Client Feature
Bridget

Futures Recruitment Services Ltd

Tell us a little bit about your business – when it started etc? I am the founder of Futures Recruitment Services Ltd which launched in 1999. We are a generalist agency and the journey to where we are now has, on the whole, been exhilarating, heart warming and lots of fun along the way. My mantra

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Business Advice
Blue Spire

Recovery Loan Scheme

In the Spring Budget 2021, it was announced that a new loan scheme was to be introduced to help small, medium and large UK businesses called the “Recovery Loan Scheme” which would replace existing Coronavirus loan schemes due to come to an end. From 6 April 2021 the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) will provide lenders

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brexit accountants in chichester
Business Advice
Blue Spire

SME Brexit Support Fund opens for applications

The UK government has unveiled a £20 million Brexit support package to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with changes to trade rules with the EU. The SME Brexit Support Fund aims to help businesses prepare for the implementation of import controls which come into force from April and July. Businesses who trade only with

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Self Employment Income Support Scheme
Business Advice
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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant extension

Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed in last week’s Budget that further extensions would be made to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) with the fourth grant covering the period February 2021 to April 2021 and the fifth grant covering May 2021 to September 2021. The Government has estimated that due to the new criteria, over 600,000 individuals may be newly

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Accountants in Chichester national minimum wage
Business Advice
Blue Spire

National Minimum Wage and tax thresholds for 2021-2022

Last week the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak announced some changes to the National Minimum Wage and tax free allowances in his Budget speech. Below, we breakdown these changes and what they mean for you and your employees. National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage: It does not matter how small an employer is, they still have

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Katie Wilson Director Accounts in Chichester
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International Women’s Day 2021 – Katie Wilson, Director

Tell me a bit about your career – how you got to where you are? I first decided to become an Accountant following a sixth form field trip to London’s Canary Wharf. I was in awe of the big buildings and the snappily dressed guys and gals looking super important dashing around the place and

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Budget 2021 Full summary
Business Advice
Blue Spire

2021 Budget Summary

Please find our full 2021 Budget Summary here. If you have any questions or need advice, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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