Coronavirus (COVID-19) Announcements

Easy access to all of the latest announcements from the UK Government.
The Government is supporting businesses and their employees through a package of measures during this period of unprecedented disruption.
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COVID-19 -> Announcements

Support for self-employed individuals

Rishi Sunak announces scheme to support the UK’s self-employed affected by the outbreak.

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Rules on carrying over annual leave to be relaxed

Updated rules for workers who have not taken all of their statutory annual leave entitlement due to COVID-19.

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3-month extension to file accounts during COVID-19

Businesses given an extra 3 months to file accounts with Companies House to help avoid penalties.

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If you cannot pay your tax bill on time

You can delay (defer) any VAT payments due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020.

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COVID-19 essential travel guidance

Guidance and advice to avoid non-essential travel in the UK during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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ACAS publishes a guide for employers 

to help with employment and Coronavirus with the latest advice and guidance.

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Articles and Advice

Business resilience in a COVID-19 world
“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” Nelson Mandela
Becoming an Ebay trader
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Social Media for Business
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Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.
Crisis Communication and Management Templates
Manage, plan for, and communicate during your corporate crises with these crisis management plan templates.
Business Continuity Planning
This article explains how to make a continuity plan to ensure that a business can operate as effectively as possible if a serious incident occurs.
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A brief guide to business continuity planning
In this short guide, we will explore how you can prepare for the unforeseen with focus on your IT and business-critical systems.
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How to check your business pulse
In times of challenge, what are the best business analytics and reports to keep an eye on?
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An Introduction to Health & Safety
Every employer must comply with health and safety regulations intended to protect people such as employees, customers or members of the public.

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