As part of the UK government’s commitment to supporting businesses and self-employed through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, HMRC have developed new webinars on the following topics.
- Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and flexible furloughing webinar – register here.
- Eat out to help out scheme webinar – register here.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, Universal Credit and Child Benefit webinar –register here.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme webinar – register here.
Enforcement measures and further easements: on 13 August the Government announced new enforcement measures targeting the most serious breaches of social distancing restrictions. This comes as a number of remaining aspects of England’s culture, sport, leisure and business sectors will be permitted to reopen from Saturday 15 August in England – except for specific areas where local restrictions are in place. More information is available at https://bit.ly/33YbGvL
Safer working guidance: updated (13 August) safer working guidance is available at: https://bit.ly/3fDy2Gd;