COVID-19 help and guidance

  • Essential Guide: Coronavirus Job Support Scheme

    Essential Guide: Coronavirus Job Support Scheme

    On 31st October 2020, the furlough scheme introduced by the government will come to an end. To continue supporting businesses and prevent a wave of redundancies, the government will introduce a new initiative called the Job Support Scheme.

  • What support is available to contractors during the COVID-19 outbreak?

    What support is available to contractors during the COVID-19 outbreak?

    The Government has outlined several areas of support which may be of help to contracting businesses during the current Covid-19 outbreak.

  • 15 remote working tools for freelancers

    15 remote working tools for freelancers

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused freelancers to spend more time working from home than ever. Working remotely has huge benefits but it’s important to have the right technology in place to keep work running smoothly and be as productive as possible.

  • What help is available to small limited company contractors during Coronavirus?

    What help is available to small limited company contractors during Coronavirus?

    The government has introduced a range of measures to support the economy during the Coronavirus pandemic – including the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (to furlough employees) and the Self Employment Income Support Scheme. No dedicated support has been announced for small limited company directors and limited company contractors (sometimes referred to as PSCs), however there are some options available to directors of these companies.

  • Coronavirus: how to manage the risks of working from home

    Coronavirus: how to manage the risks facing freelancers and small businesses working from home

    With over 4m people working from home as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the risks facing freelancers and small businesses has changed. Find out what the new risks are and how to protect against them.

  • Reopening your business post-lockdown

    Reopening your businesss post-lockdown

    2020 has been a strange year, especially for business owners and self-employed people. As the world went into lockdown and businesses shut their doors back in March, our world changed overnight. As things start to open again, it's a great time to look at rebooting your business safely.

  • COVID-19 legal advice for contractors

    COVID-19: Legal advice for contractors

    There is a vast amount of information available at the moment, and we know that getting to grips with all of this can be quite overwhelming, especially during this stressful time. That’s why we have created a guide, explaining the financial support available for the self-employed and contract issues.

  • Employer furlough FAQs

    Employer FAQs: Ending Furlough and Returning to Work

    Information correct as of 13-May-2020

  • Coronavirus: a guide for small businesses and employers

    Coronavirus: a guide for small businesses and employers

    In December 2019, a new strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19) was reported in Wuhan, in the Hubei province of China. Here is our simple guide to help small businesses and employers navigate the impact.