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Chancellor Announces New Grant for Businesses

Chancellor Announces New Grant for Businesses

The Chancellor has announced a new one-off top-up grant which will be available for businesses in the retail, hospitality, and leisure sectors. The grants will be worth up to £9,000 per property. This grant is available on top of business rates relief and the furlough...

How will the 10 pm Curfew affect hospitality?

How will the 10 pm Curfew affect hospitality?

The government's 10 pm curfew rule came into force on 24 September. How will this affect pubs and restaurants? Pubs and Restaurants Many hospitality businesses have been left frustrated by the decision to impose a 10 pm curfew, with some reporting huge booking losses...

Chancellor Announces Job Support Scheme

Chancellor Announces Job Support Scheme

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new Job Support Scheme to top up the wages of workers on reduced hours along with other emergency measures to assist businesses. We have provided a summary of the announcements.   Job Support Scheme The new Job Support...

Eat Out to Help Out – over 64 million meals

Eat Out to Help Out – over 64 million meals

Eat Out to Help Out - over 64 million meals The government has announced that more than 64 million meals were enjoyed by diners across the country during the government's Eat Out to Help Out discount scheme. The scheme closed on 31 August 2020. Government figures show...

Hospitality Sector to reopen from 4 July

Hospitality Sector to reopen from 4 July

Hospitality Sector to reopen from 4 July From 4 July the 2m social distancing will be relaxed. The prime minister Boris Johnson has said that people should keep a distance of “one metre plus”.   Hospitality The Prime Minister also announced that the hospitality...

Tax Rates 2020/21

Tax Rates 2020/21

Introduction We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As...

Hawsons are here to help COVID-19

Hawsons are here to help COVID-19

During this difficult time Hawsons are here to help and support their clients as best they can The Government has announced new measures to help businesses through this difficult time. The first being the tax helpline to support businesses affected by coronavirus. If...

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households During this difficult time for businesses and households, the Bank of England has put together a list of sites where you can find the latest updates from the Government. The following has been circulated by the bank...

Hawsons makes history after 165 years in business

Hawsons Chartered Accountants is 165 years old Hawsons Chartered Accountants was founded in the city of Sheffield in 1854 – more than 25 years before the creation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales – by Alfred Allott and John Hewett....