skip to navigationskip to main content

Call: 01652 650112

Practice News

Chancellor Announces Further Winter Support for Businesses and Workers

The government announced today that it will increase the amounts and reach of its winter support schemes. Acknowledging the challenging times ahead, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said he would be increasing support. This will be through the existing Job Support and self-employed schemes, and also expanding business grants to support companies in…Read More

Brexit: Our 20 Point Planning and Preparation Checklist

At TurnerWarran, we want all of our clients to be as prepared as possible for the next few uncertain months. As such, we’re going through some resources, tips and guidance for SMEs to help prepare for Brexit changes to international trade rules, importing and exporting goods, and much more. There’s still some uncertainty as to…Read More

Coronavirus: Business News and Updates from this Week

With further lock-down measures announced in Scotland and more expected in England, Wales and Northern Ireland the Government has published its latest experimental data on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the UK economy and society. The main points are that nearly a fifth (19%) of businesses intend to use increased home working as…Read More

Grant Funding Available to Support Local SMEs Impacted by Coronavirus

#GrowMySME have two types of grant funding available to businesses, with up to £5,000 available to help support businesses that have been impacted by Covid-19.  #GrowMySME are offering two grants to help contribute towards the cost of working with experts that can help businesses bounce back to normality. From professional advice around business growth, planning…Read More

Humber Business Growth Hub: Funding and Support Available for SMEs

The Humber Business Growth Hub, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has a support scheme available for businesses in the local Humber area. The Finance for Growth Scheme is aimed at ‘priority growth’ sectors of the Humber economy. It will support small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) within those, as well as aligned sectors,…Read More

Coronavirus: Chancellor Announces Winter Economy Plan

The Chancellor has today announced a “Winter Economy Plan”: a series of measures to help jobs and businesses through the winter. The most notable of which was the new job scheme, set to follow on from the current support scheme ending. It was announced today by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak that the new job scheme will…Read More

How Your Business Should Prepare for the NHS Covid-19 App

On Thursday 24th September, the NHS Covid-19 App will be launched: and businesses are being urged by the government to prepare for the launch. Alongside traditional contact tracing, the app will be used to alert people if they come into contact with someone who tests positive for coronavirus. It also allows people to report symptoms,…Read More

Business Recovery Grants & Testing Guidance For Employers

In July, the Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government announced £20 million new government business grants to help smaller and medium sized businesses recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Thousands of smaller businesses in England could benefit from £20 million of government funding to help them recover from the effects of the…Read More

The Kickstart Scheme: Apply for Funding Today

Launching in November, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched the Kickstart Scheme. It is designed to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. The £2 billion Kickstart Scheme is designed to create hundreds of thousands of new, fully subsidised…Read More

CJRS and SEISS: September Dates and Second Grants

Statistics released this week show over 9.6 million employees have been on Furlough since March, and currently there are 1.2 million Furloughed in August. This amounts to over £34.7 billion in grants from the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme –  which ends in October. Also in the news is the second claim of the Self-employed income…Read More

3 Simple but Effective Ways to Grow Your Business

In these unpredictable times, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with what the future of your business may hold. Sometimes, taking a step back to assess, evaluate and define who you are and what your business represents can put things into perspective – and get you moving in the right direction to grow your…Read More

UK Recession: Business Support from TurnerWarran

The headlines this week have been about the economy being in recession for the first time in 11 years, as the UK suffered its biggest slump on record between April and June as coronavirus lockdown measures pushed the country officially into recession. The economy shrank 20.4% compared with the first three months of the year.…Read More

Economy Indicators: ONS Releases Covid Economic Survey

Good news for high street businesses – as the ONS has released figures to show that there has been another steady increase in footfall for high streets, and retail parks and shopping centers remain steady. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has produced an economic survey on the impact of Coronavirus on 30th July. The…Read More

Grants Announced to Boost the Recovery of Small Businesses

It has been announced that thousands of smaller businesses in England are set to benefit from £20 million of new government funding. This will help SMEs recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has announced. How big will the grants be? Small and medium sized businesses…Read More

5 Business Support Resources for August 2020

The feedback from our clients has revealed that they are becoming more confident about their future. Having helped many clients work on their business plans over the last four months, it is pleasing to hear about the repurposing and pivoting going forward and to adjust to the “New Normal”.  If you have yet to review…Read More

Sign up for our newsletter