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Grants for English firms closed by local lockdowns

10 Sep 20 Businesses in England which have been forced to close due to local lockdowns are eligible for grants worth up to £1,500, the

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FCA proposes next stage of mortgage support

28 Aug 20 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced new proposals to ensure that firms provide “tailored support” to mortgage borrowers who continue to

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IPSE: SEISS statistics show gaps in support

25 Aug 20 The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) has called for more Government help for the self-employed, claiming the latest HMRC

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House sales hit record of £37bn in August

18 Aug 20 A post-lockdown boom in housing market activity has seen house sales rise to their highest recorded level in ten years, according to

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Government launches second round of SEISS

17 Aug 20 From today, self-employed people can claim grants worth up to £6,570 each to make up income lost due to the coronavirus after

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UK in first technical recession in 11 years

12 Aug 20 The UK has entered a recession for the first time since 2009, with official statistics showing the largest economic decline on record.

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Self-employed view property as safest retirement option

5 Aug 20 The self-employed see property as the safest way to save for their retirement, according to a report. Royal London based its analysis

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Application Open for Second Phase of Self Employed Income Support

The second and final round of grants under the self-employed income support scheme (SEISS) opened this month, offering a smaller lump sum grant. From 17

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Furloughed workers get redundancy pay protection

31 Jul 20 The Government has closed a loophole which enabled employers to make furloughed staff redundant on reduced pay under the job retention scheme.

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Retail sales bounce back 13.9% in June

24 Jul 20 Retail sales increased in both value and volume from May to June 2020, as non-food and fuel stores show signs of recovery

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