Update on the changes to the CJRS (furlough)

On Friday the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced more details about the extension to the CJRS and what changes we can expect. As we know the scheme has been extended to the 31st October 2020. Flexible Furloughing  From 1st July you … Continue Reading

CJRS is extended until 31st October 2020

The announcement from Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, yesterday was very brief today and most of the details are still very unclear.  The big news is that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is extended from 30th June to 31st October 2020. He … Continue Reading

Bounce Back Loans Now Live

The loan applications for the Bounce Back Loan went live yesterday 4th May.  Here is what we know: Applications are via your online banking, we cannot apply for you, but we are here to answer any questions you have. The … Continue Reading

A Huge Public Thank You To My Whole Team!

This Pandemic has been stressful, worrying, unprecedented (my new least favourite word!) & exhausting for all of us! I want to give a huge thank you to the Fresh Financials Team! Lucy Butters Elizabeth Williams Clare Church Alex Campbell-Brown Zoe … Continue Reading

Free HMRC ‘The Skills Toolkit’

In the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic, many workers have been furloughed for extended periods of time.  With lockdown in place having lots of time off is not always as great as it sounds (especially with today’s weather!). Did you … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan

This scheme will help small and medium-sized businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to apply for loans of up to £50,000. This scheme is not yet available – it is set to launch on 4th May 2020. The Bounce Back Loan scheme is … Continue Reading

CJRS and Furlough Pay – Update at 16th April

We are learning everything we can about Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and furlough pay and how we can make the claims for you.  I ask that you please bear with us as we learn a new payroll system and this brand new CJRS … Continue Reading

How to reassure your staff and assist with remote working

We’ve seen plenty of helpful information being shared already about how to get set up from home. Many of you will have already explored new technology and will be settling into a new temporary normal of remote working.  This new … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Roundup

As we learn and understand more about the financial aid available for your businesses, we endeavour to summarise it for you. Furloughed Employees You can furlough any employees that would otherwise have been made redundant. If there is no work … Continue Reading