January 2021

Two children in coronavirus lockdown playing breath on the glass

iSpeech27th January 2021 – SEISS Third Grant The deadline for claiming the third SEISS is on or before 29‌‌‌ ‌January 2021. As with the first and second SEISS grants, the third grant will be subject to Income Tax and self-employed National Insurance and must also be reported on your 2020-21 Self Assessment tax returns (to […]

December 2020

Decorative Christmas table, close-up. Christmas during coronavirus, concept

iSpeech.org11th December 2020 – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Claims For November You must submit any November claims, no later than 14‌‌ ‌‌‌December. CJRS: what you can claim and when The UK Government will pay 80% of employees’ usual wages for the hours not worked, up to a cap of £2,500 per month. The terms […]

November 2020

Coffee shop owners with face masks, lockdown

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech26th November 2020 – Third SEISS Grant Full details have been published on GOV‌‌.UK.   The rules on who is eligible to claim have changed. However, you will still need to have submitted a Self Assessment tax return for the tax year 2018 to 2019 showing self-employment income in order to claim.   The third grant, which offers […]

October 2020

Elementary girl wearing mask at school

Powered by iSpeech26th October 2020 – Job Support Scheme The Job Support Scheme (JSS) will open on 1‌‌‌ ‌November and run for six months, until 30‌‌‌ ‌April 2021. The government has said it will review the terms of the scheme in January 2021. There are two variations to JSS – JSS Open and JSS Closed. […]

September 2020

Financial worker in wheelchair respecting social distance

https://www.ispeech.org29th September 2020 – Additional Government Support Job Support Scheme The Job Support Scheme will start from 1‌‌ November and employers will be able to claim in December. The Chancellor said: ‘The replacement for the furlough scheme is intended to support people who are in work so they continue on shorter hours rather than being made […]

August 2020

People in airport are wearing masks to protect themselves from virus

Text to Speech Demo27th August 2020 – Working From Home During the past few months, many employers have asked employees to work from home – sometimes providing mobile phones and internet to help them. For more information on paying expenses and providing benefits in kind, join the following live webinar. You can ask questions using […]

July 2020

Coffee shop owners with face masks, lockdown, quarantine, coronavirus, back to normal concept

https://www.ispeech.org9th July 2020 – Other New Measures Announced The Chancellor also announced other measures, including: the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme – during August, diners can get 50% off Monday to Wednesday on meals and non-alcoholic drinks, up to £10 per person, when eating at participating restaurants, bars, cafes and other establishments that have […]

June 2020

New normal lifestyle with social distancing in queue into supermarket.

iSpeech.org29th June 2020 – Webinars Re Government Support From 1‌‌ July 2020, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is changing. Employers will be able to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part time and decide the hours and shift patterns they work to suit the needs of their business. From 1‌‌ August, employers will be […]

May 2020

Working from home

iSpeech26th May 2020 – Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme This scheme is now live on GOV‌.UK. Employers with fewer than 250 employees can now claim for coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). A tax agent can also make claims on behalf of employers. To make a claim now, please visit GOV‌.UK and search ‘Check if […]

April 2020

Woman hands with pile of toilet rolls, pandemic panic

TTS27th April 2020 – Chancellor Announces 100% Guarantee On Small Business Loans From Next Monday, Small Businesses Will Now Have Access To Loans Of Up To £50,000 Chancellor Riski Sunak announced the launch of a new ‘bounce back’ emergency loan scheme for small businesses, which will offer 100% guarantees on emergency loans. The government will […]