Business Advisory Hub - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Ensuring that all our clients are supported through this challenging period is essential and you can rely on our extensive expertise and knowledge, particularly at a time when it’s most needed.
This section highlights services we can deliver for your business quickly and effectively along with key information and other COVID-19 guidance and resources which are useful for your business.
It is vital that your business preserves cash during this period which will require strong decisions and a keen eye on the future, which in itself is incredibly hard to predict.
We have an experienced team of advisors who can provide assistance now and make an immediate impact, giving you peace of mind and the ability to trade through these unprecedented times.
Key areas to focus on for your business will be:
- Time to Pay – HMRC
- Raising finance
- COVID-19 Recovery Loan Scheme - Launched 6 April 2021
- COVID-19 Business Interruption Loan Scheme - Closed
- COVID-19 Bounce Back Loan Scheme - Closed
- COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme - A Practical Guide (Check out our Top Tips)
- COVID-19 The Self Employment Income Support Scheme
- Financial forecasting
- Grant applications, loans and funding
- Cash management and profit improvement
The Coronavrius situation is moving at a fast pace so we will continue to update this section with information which is beneficial to your business in the weeks and months ahead.
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Please contact us to discuss the challenges you are facing and the solutions available to you by calling 0845 555 8844 or simply complete our enquiry form. Don’t wait, take advice now, we are here to help you.
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- Supreme Court Upholds Decision in FCA's Covid-19 Business Interruption Test Case - 15 January 2021
- Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension - Latest Guidance - 13 November 2020
- Small Businesses Offered Top-Up to Existing Bounce Back Loans - 12 November 2020
- COVID-19 Job Support Scheme - 25 September 2020
- FCA's COVID-19 Business Interruption Test Case is a Victory for Policyholders - 16 September 2020
- Government Announces Job Retention Bonus Update - 31 July 2020
- Webinar - The Tax and Legal Implications of Workforce Management during the Pandemic - 28 July 2020
- Covid-19: VAT change of use of relevant charitable or relevant residential buildings - 23 June 2020
- Helpful Guide to the Coronavirus Government Support Schemes for Businesses - 3 June 2020
- Job Retention "Furlough" Scheme - Important Updates - 1 June 2020
- Top tips for submitting claims on the COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme Portal - 28 April 2020
- How COVID-19 Loans can affect Research & Development Tax Credits - 27 April 2020
- Apollo 13 v COVID-19: Businesses Can Learn And Adapt From The Experience - 17 April 2020
- COVID 19: Business Interruption Loan Scheme - Businesses Need To Take A Step Back Before Applying - 8 April 2020
- Help For Businesses Managing VAT Through The Crisis - 3 April 2020
- COVID-19: Delaying accounts filing deadlines - is it such a good idea? - 30 March 2020
- COVID 19: Businesses Given Extension To File Accounts - 25 March 2020
- Tips To Stop Fraudsters Targeting Business Weaknesses During COVID-19 - 25 March 2020
- Don't let fraudsters take advantage during COVID-19 - 23 March 2020
- Business Interruption Loan Applications - 20 March 2020
- Off payroll working rules deferred until 2021 - 18 March 2020
- Chancellor announces further support for businesses in response to COVID-19 - 18 March 2020
- Coronavirus update: help and support from Dains - 18 March 2020
- Updated Government Support for Businesses Nov 2020 (pdf)
- Coronavirus Government Support for Business - Summary (pdf)
- Coronavirus Government Support for Business - Support pack (pdf)
- Discretionary Grants Scheme (pdf)
- We are COVID-19 secure (pdf)
- Planning for the Future - Practical Checklist for SMEs (pdf)
- COVID-19 E-book (pdf)
- British Business Bank - Bounce Back Loan Scheme
- Dains/UK200 Coronavirus Business Impact Survey Results (pdf)
- COVID-19 Bounce Back Loans
- COVID-19 Quick Reference Business Support Guide
- COVID-19 - Government Support for Businesses
- Business Interruption Loan Scheme
- Support for Employers
- Tax Support from HMRC
- COVID-19 UK Government Response
- COVID-19 UK Government Action Plan
Time to Pay Service - HMRC
If you own a business or are self-employed and have outstanding or pending tax liabilities, you may be eligible to receive support with your tax affairs through HMRC’s Time To Pay service.
COVID-19 Business Interruption Loan Schemes
The British Business Bank launched the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) to help businesses through these unprecedented times.
COVID-19 Bounce Back Loans
The Government has launched a loan scheme to assist SME's who are affected by Coronavirus so that they can apply for loans of up to £50k.
COVID-19 The Recovery Loan Scheme
The Recovery Loan Scheme is being launched to replace the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS). Each of these facilities closed on 31 March 2021, as the new Recovery Loan Scheme opened on 6 April 2021. It is currently scheduled to run until 31 December 2021 (although this is subject to review).
Furlough Audit Service
Our experienced furlough team can make sure all your business furlough calculations are correct to avoid any potential financial penalties further down the line.
Webinar: Easing Out Of Lockdown - The Tax and Legal Implications of Workforce Management During COVID-19
Dains, in partnership with Keelys Solicitors, discuss the tax and legal implications of workforce management during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme
If you are self employed, and your income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19, The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has been launched to support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships)
Grant Funding & Support
Dains can help your business to access bank lending and overdrafts through a new temporary short-term scheme called the Coronavirus Interruption Loan Scheme.