Regular Covid-19 Updates

Updated: 26.03.2020 at 17:30

Financial Assistance for Businesses During the Coronavirus Crisis

Dixcart has prepared a summary of the assistance that the government has made available to businesses at this challenging time. It is split into several categories to make it as easy as possible to follow.

Please see article here.


Updated: 26.03.2020 at 16:15

Action to be Taken by Business to Survive the Coronavirus Crisis

A few businesses will be thriving during the Coronavirus pandemic, as turnover is driven to them, but most will be experiencing a reduction in business and wondering how they will survive. This advice note is for them.

Please see article here.


Posted 27.03.2020 at 17.45

The coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme

The Chancellor announced on 26 March 2020 that the self-employed will be able to apply for a taxable grant worth 80% of their trading profits, capped at £2,500 per month for the next 3 months.

Please see article here.


Updated 27.03.2020 at 16:10

UK Immigration and Coronavirus

Not long ago, we were faced with political uncertainty with the UK’s departure from the EU. Currently, we are facing a different kind of uncertainty with the coronavirus which knows of no borders and has affected so many people across the globe.

Please see article here.


Posted 23/03/2020: 13:30

Tax and the Coronavirus Pandemic

The government has announced a number of tax and financial measures to support businesses and individuals during the Coronavirus pandemic. Sarah Gardner and Paul Webb have provided a summary of these key tax measures which you may find useful: Tax and the Coronavirus Pandemic


Posted 21/03/2020: 10:22

Advice on how to access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Extract from Gov.uk published 20 March 2020.

Please see article here. The latest announcements made by the Chancellor include the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, covering 80% of employees’ wages (up to £2,500/mth) if they are laid off but remain on the payroll. Our colleagues at Dixcart Legal Limited have provided a guide on how to access the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and what steps you will need to take: please see article here.


Posted 18/03/2020: 14:15

Government to Introduce Financial Support for Businesses as a Result of Covid-19

In response to Covid-19, the chancellor has set out a ‘temporary’ package of measures to support businesses during this time. We have written a comprehensive article which details what the package includes and which businesses are eligible: Government to Introduce Financial Support for Businesses as a Result of Covid-19


Posted 12/03/2020: 17:33

Coronavirus – Dixcart Legal ‘Flags’ for Businesses

Dixcart Legal have prepared a brief guide on what the Coronavirus could mean for your employees, and advice on how to help your businesses to prepare during this time. More information can be found here: Coronavirus – Dixcart Legal ‘Flags’ for Businesses

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