Statutory Sick Pay Rebate scheme (SSPRS)

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate scheme (SSPRS)

In response to the Omicron COVID-19 variant and the difficulties faced by businesses as a result of increased employee absence, the Government’s Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (SSPRS) has been reintroduced. Originally launched in Spring 2020, the SSPRS had come to a...
Recovery Loan Scheme

Recovery Loan Scheme

Launched on 6 April 2021, the new government-backed Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) promises businesses continued financial support as the earlier coronavirus loan schemes such as BBLS and CBILS come to an end. Similar to those earlier funding initiatives, the scheme aims...
COVID-19 Latest Support Measures

COVID-19 Latest Support Measures

As the third Covid-19 lockdown took effect on 5 January 2021, the Chancellor announced a further £4.6 billion in grants to the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. This new round of support follows extensions to the job retention and loan schemes revealed on 17...
Can anyone afford not to have a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Can anyone afford not to have a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Kate Garraway has long been a familiar face on the morning news circuit, but recently found herself in the spotlight for more personal, and difficult, reasons. In March this year, her husband Derek Draper contracted Covid-19 and has remained very seriously ill, including