Cash is king during a global pandemic like COVID-19. Taking the world by complete surprise and having a dramatic impact on many businesses, it has made many owners realise just how important positive cash flow can be and work to find new ways to mitigate risk to their working capital and ensure business continuity. With […]READ MORE »
Emergency Loan Schemes Following on from our ‘Preparing for Business Funding’ update earlier this week, the Chancellor has today announced further assistance to those wishing to seek additional finance under the Government’s Emergency Loan Schemes. Following widespread reporting that the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) was proving too onerous and wasn’t reaching SMEs, the Chancellor […]READ MORE »
Small Business Grant Scheme funding We’ve already touched upon the support available for those organisations which pay little to no business rates, and the start of a new month brings with it the arrival of further updates. Local authorities have begun issuing letters to those eligible for funding under the Small Business Grant Scheme, which […]READ MORE »
Preparing for Business Funding Over the last 10 days, Champion has helped a number of clients across the Group prepare funding applications for their businesses, which has spanned overdrafts, invoice discounting facilities, asset finance and term loans. There is a common theme to the type of information that funders are requesting. As a guide, the […]READ MORE »
The Coronavirus outbreak has caused immeasurable disruption in our personal and professional lives, and we want to take an opportunity to encourage all our clients to be extra vigilant about the communications you receive via text, phone call and email during this period. Unfortunately, there are scammers taking advantage of this challenging time, who are […]READ MORE »
Following the raft of economic support measures that were announced last week, we are hoping that the Government will deliver further details this week which will prove vital in how you and your business navigate this difficult time. Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) While we await the scheme to get up and running, we want […]READ MORE »
Following on from our earlier email which detailed the latest information on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), we have now received further clarity from HMRC regarding the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). SEISS has been designed to support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. The scheme […]READ MORE »
In the first of two email communications that we’ll be issuing to you this Friday afternoon – the second of which is due to arrive in your inbox shortly and covers the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme – we examine the latest guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The Government has published further detail […]READ MORE »
Following growing pressure to do more to support the UK’s five million self-employed workers during the COVID-19 crisis, Chancellor Rishi Sunak last night announced the Government’s Self-Employed Income Support Scheme. Similar to what was introduced in the Job Retention Scheme, the new measures will offer those who are self-employed a taxable grant worth 80% of […]READ MORE »
COVID-19 is creating unprecedented challenges for the charity sector, as these organisations which work at the very heart of our communities, face pressures across several fronts. At a time when the charity and voluntary sector is seeing even greater demands for their vital services, these same organisations are facing a potential decline in fundraising caused […]READ MORE »
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