Guidance Released for Government Scheme to Pay 80% of Retained Staff Wages from TC Accountants

After much anticipation, this evening we finally received some clarity on the Government’s Scheme to pay 80% of staff wages (CJRS), and we are now in a position to advise you more fully on your HR strategy. CJRS, Staff Furloughs and Salary Reductions Unfortunately, despite lobbying from pressure groups, the furlough scheme only applies to […]

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Message from TC: COVID-19 – Your Top Priorities

TC Group remains on hand to help you through the challenges you are currently facing. Below are some of the priority areas we are working on for clients:  Clarification on the Government Scheme to pay up 80% of staff wages CJRS  – and the implications on your payroll processes The scheme has been set up […]

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Yellow Buses revised timetable

Yellow Buses is revising its timetable from tomorrow (Thursday, March 26) in response to the continuing coronavirus pandemic. The Bournemouth-based, locally owned bus company is rationalising services to reflect the current situation. Yellows will operate what it describes as an emergency timetable across the network every day until further notice. Commercial Director Simon Newport said: […]

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Message for Businesses from our Honorary Accountants, TC: COVID-19 – Three Week Lockdown Announced

As you may be aware, the PM has just announced measures to enforce the social isolation guidance given last week. The measures will last a minimum of three weeks, key points are: From this evening people must stay at home except for shopping for basic necessities, daily exercise, any medical need and travelling to and from […]

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COVID-19 – Business Support Measures. A Message for Businesses from our Honorary Accountants, TC

On Friday the Government announced further measures to help businesses during COVID-19. Whilst the measures are welcomed the details are still emerging and business owners are still not clear on how they access the additional funds and grants that are available to them. As we await further information from the Chancellor, we thought it would […]

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Supporting Businesses in this difficult time – Annabel Poate-Joyner, psychologist

This has been an extraordinary week for businesses, with many people working remotely from home for the very first time in their working lives. For many, this is an interesting experience and they will have enjoyed the freedom from their daily commute, the absence of a dress code, the greater flexibility in their timetable, organising […]

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The football season will remain suspended at least until the end of April due to the continued spread of coronavirus. The decision was made earlier today following a meeting of the sport’s governing bodies, including the Premier League and EFL. A joint statement by the professional football bodies in England read: “The FA, Premier League, […]

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Cherry Tree Nursery – Plant Sale and Spring Fayre 21.3.20 Cancelled.

Cherry Tree Nursery are very sorry to announce they have had to take the decision to cancel their Plant Sale and Spring Fayre on 21st March 2020 in view of the current situation.  This decision was not taken lightly as these events are very popular and vital in raising funds for the charity, but must protect […]

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BCP: Financial support for businesses – information and contact details as of 19/03/2020.

The Chancellor recently announced a new wave of measures to financially support businesses impacted by COVID-19. These include but are not limited to: Businesses receiving Small Business or Rural Rate Relief will get a grant of £10,000 to support cash flow  Retail, leisure and hospitality grant – those with Rateable Value of between £15,000 and […]

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