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Support grants available for closed businesses.   It’s a tough time to be in business right now, regardless of the sector, but if you operate within an industry which has been ordered to close due to local or national restrictions there is some form of financial help available. Following the announcement last night, there are....

We have been shortlisted in both the Independent Firm of the Year and Trainee Accountant of the Year categories for the coveted Yorkshire Accountancy awards.   Bringing together Yorkshire’s outstanding accountancy talent, the Yorkshire Accountancy Awards celebrates the region’s best and brightest in accountancy. With a wide range of individual and team honours, the ceremony....

What is the CJRS Extension / Extended Furlough Scheme?   On 5th November Rishi Sunak introduced CJRS.3. Despite the preparations and planning that went into the Job Support Scheme, which was due to start 4 days earlier and is now put on hold for the foreseeable future, the government announced this extension to the furlough....

  We are pleased to announce our appointment of a Senior Business Development Manager to compliment an extended period of growth.     Sowerby have seen significant growth over the past ten years both through acquisitions and organic development, and we strongly believe that this advancement is due to a focus on exceptional client service,....

Coronavirus: Job Retention Scheme Extension…   On 31st October the Prime Minister announced that the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) would be extended for a further month.   We are awaiting finalised information but currently available information is summarised below:     The Job Support Scheme has been postponed and will be reviewed once the extended....

The end of September sees the beginning of a number of important Covid Funding related deadlines, including but not limited to: Deadline for submitting Eat Out to Help Out Scheme claims. Deadline for applying to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).   Below is a helpful timeline tracking the key deadlines you need to....

Coronavirus: Winter Economic Plan…   Boris Johnson announced new coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday which could last six months. Following this announcement Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered a statement on Thursday setting out plans to help workers and businesses hit by these new coronavirus restrictions.   If you have any concerns, general queries, or specific questions on....

Coronavirus: Self Employed Income Support Scheme – Round 2…   While the first round of Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grants is running to a close in the coming weeks, the scheme has been extended with a second (and final) round of grants scheduled to be made available in August.   This second round....

Coronavirus: Missed VAT deferral deadline reclaims…     One of the measures that has been in place since the first raft of announcements to support businesses during the coronavirus pandemic is the option to defer VAT payments.   For VAT payments falling due in the period between 20 March 2020 to 30 June 2020 businesses....

Coronavirus: Job Retention Scheme – Update..     On 29 May chancellor Rishi Sunak, announced changes to the rules affecting furlough, more formally known as, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).      Flexible furloughing   From 1‌‌ July 2020, there is the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part-time – with....