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A guide to The Kickstart Scheme

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On 8th July 2020, as part of the Government’s Plan for Jobs, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak announced a new £2 billion Kickstart scheme to create new job placements for 16 to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long-term unemployment. The Kickstart Scheme will create hundreds […]

Coronavirus Self Employed Income Support Scheme update

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Here is an early summary of the Self Employed Income Support Scheme. As always we endeavour to keep you informed at this uncertain time. Please email us for any additional advice or support: ba@robson-laidler.co.uk Download here: Self-Employed Income Support Scheme – summary

Changes to Employment Allowance from 6 April 2020

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Employment Allowance was introduced in April 2014, to support businesses and charities by cutting the cost of employment. Employment Allowance was however introduced the day after Statutory Sick Pay recovery was abolished. The £2,000 annual allowance was increased to £3,000 from April 2016. Employment Allowance is claimed by eligible employers […]