Take care – Coronavirus fraud on the rise

The Government has issued fresh warnings to members of the public and businesses about the potential for fraud related to the Coronavirus pandemic. Local authorities, police forces and specialist fraud organisations across the UK are issuing guidance to companies and individuals following a 400 per cent increase in fraud in recent weeks. The National Fraud…

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COVID-19 Wales Business Loan Scheme Launched – Apply Today

The Development Bank of Wales and the Welsh Government have launched the £100 million COVID-19 Wales Business Loan Scheme to provide businesses across Wales with additional financial support during these challenging times. Designed to work alongside the existing Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme that is available to all UK businesses, the new loan will be provided by…

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Coronavirus Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

Following the announcement that businesses will be reimbursed by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for 80 per cent of the employment costs of ‘furloughed’ workers for at least three months from March, the Chancellor has announced a similar scheme for self-employed individuals. The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will pay self-employed individuals an amount equivalent…

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