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COVID-19: the impact of material changes to your business insurance

Many of our clients, just like ourselves, will have already been advised by the government to close or severely limit aspects of operations, and others will have seen, or will see, a sharp decline in business either as a direct or an indirect result of these recent government announcements. You may even have needed to…Read More

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

We wanted to share some further information which has been provided by the Government and some banks regarding the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme. The key points are: Loans are available from £25,001 to £5m Available from 1-6 years No interest is Payable for 12 Months Capital Repayment Holidays are available for 12 months as well…Read More

Covid-19 Useful Information

1. Laying off employees – any person employed at 28 February, who can no longer do their job due to Covid-19, either due to the business having to close or scale back its workforce, can be furloughed, and 80% of wages: up to £2500 a month, can be reclaimed from HMRC. This will be done by means…Read More

HMRC Helpline – Coronavirus

If you run a business or are self-employed and are concerned about paying your tax due to coronavirus, you can call HMRC’s helpline for help and advice: 0800 0159 559. For those who are unable to pay due to coronavirus, HMRC will discuss your specific circumstances to explore: •agreeing an instalment arrangement  •suspending debt collection…Read More

Our Coronavirus Contingency Plans

At Walker Harris, we have aligned our business practices to those of UK government guidelines on COVID-19, and ALL of our staff are now working from home. In order to continue our services to you in as uninterrupted way as possible, under these difficult circumstances, we have invested heavily in IT provision, platforms, networks, and…Read More