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May 27 2020

How we’ve been supporting our healthcare clients

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

Over recent weeks we have been assisting a number of our healthcare clients with applications for various loans and grant funding made available to give businesses financial support during the current crisis. One such form of support from the Scottish Government is the Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund (PERF), which provides grants to SMEs who are more

May 15 2020

Small Business Grant Scheme to provide support for charities

Categories: CharitiesCOVID-19

The Scottish Government has announced that they are extending the Small Business Grant Scheme to eligible charities who occupy rateable properties and meet the specific criteria. This will allow charities to apply for grants of up to £10,000 for properties which are in receipt of any Charitable Rates Relief or Sports Relief, but are otherwise more

May 14 2020

Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund re-opened for short period

Categories: COVID-19

To help meet existing demand, the Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund (PERF) was doubled from £45m to £90m last week by the Scottish Government. The fund has reopened for applications on Thursday 14 May but due to the expected high volume of applicants, it is likely that full capacity will be reached quickly with the anticipated more

May 13 2020

Financial support available for dentists

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

We are in unprecedented times at the moment, with lots of industries facing financial struggle and uncertainty. As well as the general financial support offered by the government for businesses and the self-employed, such as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, CBILS, Bounce Back Loan scheme and Time to Pay service, specific financial support measures have more

May 12 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended until October

Categories: COVID-19

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) by another four months until 31 October 2020. In his speech on Tuesday 12 May, he confirmed that the scheme will continue in its current form until the end of July, with furloughed staff continuing to receive 80% of their salary, up to £2,500. more

May 12 2020

The tremendous efforts of our Payroll team

Categories: Amber AccountingCOVID-19Payroll

We want to take the time to publicly applaud the enormous efforts applied by our dedicated payroll department as they support our clients through the ever-changing landscape of the ongoing pandemic. Along with the usual payroll calculations and processing, done remotely in April while the whole team works from home, our colleagues have worked hard more