Month: March 2020

Month: March 2020

Self-employment Income Support Scheme

27th March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. The scheme will provide a grant to self-employed individuals or partnerships, worth 80% of their profits up to a cap of £2,500 per month. HMRC will use the average profits from tax returns in 2016-17,…

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Business Support from HM Government

24th March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) HM Government have published some excellent resources for all business owners. Corona Virus Business Support from HM Government Corona Virus Guidance for UK Businesses Trading Internationally from HM Government https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-uk-businesses/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-uk-businesses-trading-internationally Extra protection for businesses with ban on evictions for commercial tenants who miss rent payments https://www.gov.uk/government/news/extra-protection-for-businesses-with-ban-on-evictions-for-commercial-tenants-who-miss-rent-payments COVID-19: guidance on…

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Chancellor Announces Workers’ Support Package

21st March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

The Chancellor has today outlined an unprecedented package of measures to protect millions of people’s jobs and incomes as part of the national effort in response to coronavirus. This comes as Government instructs entertainment and hospitality premises, like bars and restaurants, to close from tonight to limit spread of coronavirus. A new Coronavirus Job Retention…

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Business Advice From Our Partners

19th March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

News from OxLEP: Both last week’s budget and yesterday’s business support announcements were very welcome and have highlighted a range of support measures. Naturally the detail is still emerging and will take a while to filter through, they are working with Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government to ensure we have sight of details…

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Business Interruption Loan Scheme

12th March 2020 | Bicester Vision, Business, News

At the Budget 2020 on Wednesday 11 March, the Chancellor announced a ‘Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme’, and that it would become available ‘over the coming weeks’. This has been brought forward, and we now expect the new scheme to become available in week commencing 23 March 2020. Please take a look here if this…

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