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Self Employment Income Support Scheme (update 12 June)

Please see link below for details of the second and final grant claim available. You will be able to make a claim for the second grant in August 2020. Please note you can claim for the second grant even if you did not make a claim for the first grant.

Corona Virus Job Retention Scheme (update 12 June)

Please see link below for the update on CJRS which includes details on how the scheme will change on 1 July:-

Update: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October, the Chancellor announced yesterday (Tuesday 12 May 2020). For full details please see link below:-

Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund

This grant is for businesses that can play a critical role in supporting Scotland’s recovery but need some immediate support. It might be to get back up and running or to maintain or diversify your current operations. If you have the potential to continue trading and supporting employment but have an immediate cash flow challenge,…Read More

Vat on PPE

From 1 May 2020, PPE purchased by care homes, businesses, charities and individuals to protect against COVID-19 will be free from VAT for a three month period, please see link below:-,C1P8,3QL1OW,1CDAD,1

UPDATE: additional Business Funding Announcement

The Scottish Government’s additional £100m fund for businesses impacted by COVID-19 will be open for applications from 2pm. Companies can find full details on Highland and Islands Enterprise partnership website Find Business Support. This grant funding has been divided into three distinct funds:- The Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund – a £45m fund for viable but…Read More

Find coronavirus financial support for your business

There have been so many changes and updates at present. If you are not sure what support you can access for your business, fill out this simple form in the link below to find out:-

Financial support for businesses during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please see below link published 3 April 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

How To Claim For Your Employees’ Wages Through The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Please note this is an abridged version of the full Government guidance which can be found at: The full version contains more specific guidance on Apprentices, public sector organisations, individuals, administrators, LLP’s, eligible individuals who are not employees, office holders,…Read More

Guidance for clients

FRAME KENNEDY GUIDANCE FOR OUR CLIENTS – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) In these uncertain times we wanted to reach out to all our clients to let you know we are here to offer support and guidance over the next few months. Health and wellbeing are the most important things right now and so we have made the…Read More

COVID-19 Government Updates

SELF EMPLOYED INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME (UPDATE 26 MARCH 2020) Help for self employed people has been announced. Information may be found at the following link below. HMRC will contact you if you are eligible for the scheme and invite you to apply online. CLAIM FOR WAGES COSTS THROUGH THE JOB RETENTION SCHEME (UPDATE 26…Read More

Highland Council Helpline

The Highland Council has today launched a free helpline that will give advice on a wide range of things including businesses who may need help with financial support. The single line number – 0300 303 1362 – will connect callers to relevant Council specialist teams and will operate Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.…Read More

COVID-19 update (updated 22 March)

“The Chancellor has announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which will be accessible for all businesses, charities & not for profit organisation. The details of the scheme includes: The government will pay up to 80% of furlough workers’ salary (up to £2,500 per month) This is a grant and the first grants will be paid…Read More

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