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Following the announcement of a second lockdown, the government have announced an extension of the self-employed income support scheme.
This scheme received praise during the first lockdown as it softened the blow for the majority of those who operate as self-employed.
On 5 November 2020 it was announced that there will be two further grant payments to qualifying individuals. These grant payments will cover the six-month period to April 2021.
The first grant will cover the period 1 November 2020 until 31 January 2021 and will amount to 80% of three months average trading profits. The grant payment is capped at £7,500.
The details of the second grant payment covering the remaining three months have not yet been released by the government.
With the support available in a constant state of flux, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest measures. Please get in touch to discuss and we would be happy to help – our partners are here to support you through these challenging times.
These details are in accordance with Government guidelines on 10 November 2020.
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