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Aug 25 2020

Transitional support fund for childcare providers

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

The Scottish Government recently announced the Transitional Support Fund to help childcare providers in the private, voluntary and not-for-profit sectors to meet the extra costs incurred to comply with public health guidance in response to COVID-19. The grant could help with costs for increased cleaning, investment in additional equipment for outdoor space or adaptions to the more

Aug 20 2020

R&D claim secured for new healthcare client

Categories: HealthcareTaxation

We recently assisted a new healthcare client with their first R&D claim after they contacted our EQ Taxperts to discuss whether they were eligible. The business was set up as a company, so as it was subject to UK corporation tax it could therefore make a claim if it met other criteria to qualify for more

Aug 13 2020

How we’ve been supporting our clients, Happy Days Nursery

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

At EQ, our clients are our priority and we remain in constant contact, offering relevant advice and support every step of the way. One of those clients is Happy Days Nursery, a family run children’s nursery in Dundee owned by sisters, Debbie Clark and Paula Williamson, that allows children to explore, discover and ‘think big’, without more

Jul 27 2020

Improve your dental practices’ cashflow

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

In March, dental practices had to immediately stop seeing patients, except for emergency treatment, which led to unprecedented revenue loss across the sector. We discuss some of the options available that can improve your dental practices’ cashflow. Government support The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) presented potential issues for dentists who applied for the grant on more

Jun 4 2020

Summary of support measures for healthcare businesses

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

Healthcare businesses across all professions have been overtly affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic, and our EQ Healthcare team have been working to make sure our clients receive the relevant support and funding available to them. We have assisted a number of our healthcare clients with applications for various loans and grant funding, including the Pivotal more

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 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 1 2020

Updated guidance on the CJRS for early years providers

Categories: COVID-19Healthcare

On Friday 17 April, the UK Government provided updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for early years providers in England however as the CJRS is a UK-wide scheme, this will also impact providers in Scotland. The Scottish Government is currently seeking further clarification from the UK Government on aspects of this guidance, however more