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Inaugural Dorset Business Angels Virtual Pitch event hailed a success and investment secured for entrepreneurs. Next event in July.

The inaugural Dorset Business Angels (DBA) Virtual Entrepreneurs’ Pitch event took place on Monday 27th April and has been hailed a huge success, by attracting an immediate investment for one Company and the prospect of investment for 3 others from 6 potential investors who wish to proceed to ‘due-diligence’.  Five businesses were invited to pitch and […]

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Chancellor Announces 100% Government Backed Coronavirus Bounce Back Loans

The Chancellor today announced that small businesses will from 9am on Monday 4th May gain access to a new fast-track finance option, which is being referred to as the Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan. The scheme has been designed to ensure that small businesses who need vital cash injections to keep operating can get finance of […]

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Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – HM Revenue & Customs

MH Revenue & Customs have release today the link to claim for 80% of your employee’s wages plus any employer National Insurance and pension contributions, if you have put them on furlough because of coronavirus (COVID-19). https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wages-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme In addition, see the step-by-step guideline for employers here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/880099/Coronavirus_Job_Retention_Scheme_step_by_step_guide_for_employers.pdf

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Changes to the Furlough Scheme – Action Required. Message from TC Accountants.

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced changes to the Government’s furlough scheme. Most importantly, all previous versions of the Guidance (including guidance released today at 7pm) stated that it was sufficient to notify your staff in writing of the fact that they were being furloughed. The Directive now contradicts that and requires the employees to have agreed […]

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Our Patron, Castlepoint Shopping Park, in collaboration with Dorset MIND

Castlepoint Shopping Park has been partnering with Dorset Mind this month providing webinars for 50 customers to join an exclusive webinar every week worth £150. There will be a focus on how we can control the stress response with some techniques, in this challenging time. We’re conscious that for many of us there will be […]

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BCTC MENTAL HEALTH BRIEFING 8th April 2020

It is now three or four weeks since many employers started asking their workers to stay at home and work remotely, and since then it has become the predominant way of working for most of us apart from NHS and Health & Social Care Staff and the Emergency services to whom we owe a huge […]

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Round-Up Of The Week from TC Accountants

We understand that this week has been an enormous challenge for businesses up and down the country, and we are committed to helping you through this challenging period. There has been a lot to digest this week so below is a recap of the key considerations and things to start thinking about next week: Funding […]

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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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