HB&O Blog

Working from home? The ins and outs of how employees can claim expenses for additional household bills.

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions on who can travel to work, there will likely be an increase in expense claims and claims to tax relief.

18 May 20

Self Employment Income Support Scheme: how to check your eligibility and apply

HMRC has started to contact eligible individuals who may qualify for the Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) and has announced that the claims service will open on Wednesday 13 May.

05 May 20

Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) – your FAQs answered

The Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) has launched today (Monday 4 May) and is a new scheme for businesses in the UK that are losing revenue, and seeing their cashflow disrupted, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

04 May 20

Flexible funding for affected businesses: simplified processes and finance for smaller firms

Despite frequent steps being taken to streamline and improve processes, recent figures suggest the take-up and approval of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) are still relatively low.

01 May 20

Sewing, scrubs, and the power of social media: how Sew Me Something has adapted to help the NHS.

We’ve heard many stories of businesses diversifying so that they can continue trading during the coronavirus pandemic. Luckily, diversification isn’t a new concept for Jules Fallon.

28 Apr 20

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme – how do I apply?

HB&O’s Corporate Finance Director, Greg Philp, looks at how you can apply to access finance under The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

21 Apr 20

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme: planning ahead to keep the cash flowing.

One-fifth of small & medium-sized entities (SMEs) could go bust in the next 4 weeks, despite the range of measures introduced by the government.

09 Apr 20

Can you adjust your VAT processes to help cash flow during the coronavirus?

There are several existing schemes operated by HMRC that businesses may be able to take advantage of to help improve their cash flow during this difficult period.

07 Apr 20

Tax Facts 2020/21

A handy guide with all important tax dates and allowances for the 2020/21 Tax Year

07 Apr 20

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme: your FAQs answered

Rishi Sunak announced the Self Employment Income Support Scheme towards the end of last week to provide financial support to those who are self-employed during the coronavirus pandemic.

03 Apr 20