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Useful Links

Government Guidance

The government are providing regular guidance to businesses via their website

Government Action Plan

The governments action plan is available to view

Support for businesses

The government have provided some useful information to help support businesses

Budget 2020: Tax Related Documents

Following the budget on 11 March, here are the tax related documents you may need.

Working from Home: Keeping your employees mentally strong

Guidance on how to keep your employees mentally strong whilst they are working from home.

FSB Business Assistance

The Federation of Small Businesses are regularly updating their website to provide up to date information to businesses.

Staffing Options

We have put together a guide to help you consider what staffing options are available during the crisis.

Banks and Building Society Support Information

Please see our list of key regional banks and building societies and links to their COVID19 online support pages.

Tough Times Business Checklist

A checklist for businesses to help during this tough time.

Information on delay to listed companies accounts

The FCA have detailed some important information on listed companies and the delay to filing their accounts.

Government Email Alerts

You can sign up to receive the email alerts from the Government on the ongoing situation.

Free Employment Law Helpline

All HWB clients can use the employment law help line provided through Croner Taxwise, our Fee Protection provider. The contact number is +44 (0)844 892 2807. Please contact your normal HWB contact to get a code to quote for your free access.

CBI Coronavirus Online Hub

The Confederation of British Industry has created an online hub to assist businesses.

Public Sector Procurement Policy

Procurement Policy Note (PPN) sets out information and guidance for public bodies on payment of their suppliers.

Banks: No security on loans up to £250k

4 banks via the British Business Bank are not taking security on lending up to £250k

Employers Factsheet

This factsheet has been put together by Pure HR to assist employers during this situation.

Guidance on social distancing and stay at home

Information on how to stay at home during the crisis and social distancing

Travel Advice

Travel advice from the government to all on what to do during this time.

NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance from the NHS on symptoms and what actions to take.

Universal Credit

Online application for employees who are not paid or have reduced pay for a period of time.

Enterprise Nation Website

Clear guidance on regular updates from the government.

Key Workers List

The Government announced that schools will still be available to the children of Key Workers.

Money Saving Expert

An online guide from Money Saving Expert on Financial Help and rights.

Small Business Emergency Action Plan

Emergency action plan to assist small businesses.

Regulator of Social Housing

Communication from the social housing regulator can be found on their website.

Coronavirus Information Service via WhatsApp

Sign up to the new information service from the government to receive information via WhatsApp

Furlough Letter Guidance

We have produced a template to help you with issuing Furlough Letters to employees.

CFG Coronavirus Guide

Guidance for Charities from the Charity Finance Group.

ACAS Online Advice

ACAS have produced an online advice section to assist employers and employees

Guidance for Renting

Assistance for Landlords, Tenants and Local Authorities

Businesses Using Sage

Online assistance from Sage for businesses using their accounting software


This page has been prepared for information purposes only. It is not intended as advice and no responsibility can be accepted by Hopper Williams & Bell Limited and its associated companies for any loss resulting from acting or refraining from acting as a result of any material in it.

The HWBulletin

Our HWBulletins cover a range of subjects, including some of the services that we offer and an update of the recent changes that have, or will take place.

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Rollout of off-payroll rules to the private sector gets delayed

New Forest

Millions to get a tax cut as national insurance threshold rises to £9,500

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