coronavirus job retention scheme

CJRS & SEISS Announcement On Friday evening 29 May 2020, the chancellor announced the final part of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) scheme that will run from 1st July until 31st October.  This introduces a new flexible element from the 1st July whereby the employer can elect to pay employees for a certain amount of time and then they can be furloughed for…

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The Bounce Back Loan Scheme

The Bounce Back Loan Scheme Several weeks ago, the government announced the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). However in the news it has been widely reported of the struggles that businesses have had receiving funding through this scheme, of which, some of you may have experienced first hand. With this in mind, on Monday…

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The Fabulous Group has partnered with Capitalise to make it easy for businesses to access funding, something particularly important during the current economic climate.   Mike, Sarah and Andy, from The Fabulous Group, are all approved Capitalise advisors and can support businesses to source the appropriate funding, including the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).…

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Support for Self Employed

The UK government has this evening unveiled details of the Coronavirus Self Employment Income Support scheme. Self employed workers can apply for a grant worth 80% of their average monthly profits to help them cope with the financial impact of Coronavirus. Certain criteria must be met and exclusions do apply. Here is our summary of…

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The Fabulous Group’s relocation into Market Harborough town centre At the beginning of October, The Fabulous Group moved into their new home, 4a Church Street, Market Harborough. It’s safe to say we are well and truly settled in at last – all of the decor is complete and we’re getting familiar with the new scents…

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We all know the value of having the right support and advice for our business, but it can be time-consuming arranging and organising all the different types of services you and your business require. Establishing and maintaining a trusted network of professional support partners takes time and energy; coordinating a diverse range of business services,…

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You’ve developed your killer business idea, you’ve been checking out the competition and assessing the need for a business like yours. Now, it’s time to get some feedback on your idea. Some people feel they should keep their new business idea locked up and hidden away in case anybody should steal it. Others hold a…

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Growing your business from scratch may seem daunting to most new entrepreneurs starting their own business, but the fact of the matter is, if you’re focused and determined to put in the work then it all boils down to knowing what to do and how to do it, which is what we’ll be discussing in…

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The legal side of things is very important when starting a business. It’s helpful to know that everything you need is in order and it also stops anyone from stealing your idea before you even get your business off the ground. Here are some of the legal aspects to consider when starting a business.  …

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How do I come up with a great business idea when starting my own business?   If you’re looking to start a business, coming up with that all-important business idea can be the first stumbling block. Starting a business can be an uphill struggle, but nothing will propel you to the top quite like that…

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