Nothing could have prepared us for 2020 – a year that demanded a swift and dramatic restructure of corporate operations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Remote workforces were created…
Category: <span>Small business</span>
As expected, the UK’s coronavirus lockdown rules have changed once more, as England joins Scotland and Wales in national lockdown. The new rules will run until at least the middle of February. Here’s how different businesses will be affected.
The government has announced that it will be extending the application dates on the financial support packages for businesses affected by coronavirus. This means the furlough scheme will be extended until April 2021, along with the Bounce Back, CBILS and CLBILS loan schemes.
2020 has been a turbulent year for business owners, especially those who have had business insurance claims turned down because their business interruption policies didn’t cover them for the pandemic.
And it looks like 2021 will be just as turbulent, as the pandemic could lead to policy price hikes of as much as 800%.
Without wanting to sound like The Grinch, it’s fair to say that Christmas can be a real inconvenience – although there’s not likely to be the usual travel headaches and increased rail fares to contend with, the postal service will be at breaking point and the extra bank holidays can cause all sorts of chaos for business owners.
If your business does rely on the postal service, it helps to know when the final postal dates are. Here’s all you need to know.