Furlough scheme extended to October

Furlough scheme extended to October

The Chancellor confirmed in a statement yesterday that the furlough scheme will be extended for an additional 4 months to October 2020. There will be no changes to the scheme until the end of July. As of August, for all sectors and regions, furloughed workers will...
Forecasting – Your roadmap to the new normal

Forecasting – Your roadmap to the new normal

On Sunday 10 May, we are all hoping that Boris Johnson will set out his roadmap and tell us he is starting to relax the lockdown provisions. At the moment we can only speculate how long this will take but the only certainty is the ‘new normal’ will be very different...
Furlough scheme extended to October

‘Game changer’ loans could mean cash within 24 hours

Yesterday, the Chancellor announced the launch of bounce back loans which he called “a simple, quick, easy solution for those in need of smaller loans”. This comes on the back of criticism that smaller businesses were struggling to get access to much needed credit via...
Furlough scheme extended to October

Claim your grant by 30 April or miss out

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham urges businesses to apply for their share of Coronavirus grant funding no later than 30 April, so as not to miss out on vital financial support.

A pivotal moment: Opportunity or threat?

A pivotal moment: Opportunity or threat?

On the 50th anniversary of the safe return of Apollo 13, Andy Key, Director at Maskew Cordon, looks at the importance of responding effectively in order to survive when things don’t quite go to plan. How would you feel if after coronavirus your business emerged...