HOW TO NAVIGATE A SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19

It’s official, the UK’s been hit with a second wave of Covid-19. And unlike the first wave which hit in early spring, we had a fair idea that this wave was coming.  This foresight however, doesn't necessarily mean that we were more prepared for a second surge.

THE SECOND SEISS GRANT. ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

From today, self employed individuals can apply for the second SEISS grant. The grant, which aims to help those whose earnings have been negatively impacted by Covid-19, is worth up to £6,570.  In this article, we’ll give you the rundown on this new grant - how it compares to the first grant, how you know if you're eligible and how you can claim it. 

FORGOTTEN FREELANCERS - UPDATE

Way back in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, we were outraged and hugely disheartened to see so many self employed people left behind without adequate financial support from the government.    A shocking proportion of full time freelancers who are PAYE and taxed at source, as well as all those who started freelancing in the 2019/2020 tax year, were deemed ineligible to receive SEISS. 

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