Covid 19 ISA-UK Signpost updates 

 

The following is a resumé of email postings to all Members of ISA-UK for up to Friday 21st August 2020 including other information that ISA-UK believes to be helpful to the Sign and Graphic industry while Coronavirus affects every aspect of our working lives.

All information is published in good faith.

Full copies of the email are available upon request to ask@uksigns.org. Please advise the date(s) of the emails you would like copies of.

Kind regards

David Catanach
Director

COVID 19 ISA-UK Signpost Update – 21st August 2020

Dear Colleagues and Members,

Please find details of our weekly review of Government advice concerning commercial matters during the Covid 19 pandemic.

Even if some of the detail here is not immediately relevant to a business in the sign and graphics industry, the information may affect and be relevant under other circumstances such as for a family member or friend.

A summary of updates posted during the week will be uploaded to the ISA-UK website https://uksigns.org/

We would remind members that if they feel that they have information that should be shared and made known to other members or there are issues that require clarification, please contact me and we will try to accommodate you as much as we can.

 

Kind regards

David Catanach

Director

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates published week ending 21st August 2020

Million of self employed to benefit from second stage of support scheme

Page summary
Millions of self-employed people whose livelihoods have been affected by coronavirus will be able to claim a second payment of up to £6,570 from today – as the government continues to help drive the UK’s recovery.

Change made
First published.

Time updated
9:12am, 17 August 2020

Access to Work: factsheet for customers

Page summary
Factsheet about Access to Work and how it can help overcome barriers to starting or keeping a job if you have a disability or long term health condition.

Change made
Updated guidance under heading ‘Claiming Access to Work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak’.

Time updated
9:30am, 17 August 2020

Check which employees you can put on furlough to use the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Page summary
Find out which employees you can put on furlough and claim for through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Change made
A link to a previous version of this guide has been added to the information box at the top of the page.

Time updated
10:45am, 17 August 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): how to self-isolate when you travel to the UK

Page summary
Sets out how to self-isolate when you arrive in the UK. You will not be allowed to leave the place you’re staying for the first 14 days you’re in the UK.

Change made
Added link to guidance ‘Self-isolating after returning to the UK: your employment rights’.

Time updated
3:39pm, 17 August 2020

Find examples to help you calculate your employees’ wages

Page summary
Check examples to help you calculate your employee’s wages, National Insurance contributions and pension contributions if you’re claiming through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Change made
Examples have been added for September and October for working out how much to claim for a flexibly furloughed employee.

Time updated
9:13am, 18 August 2020

HM Treasury coronavirus (COVID-19) business loan scheme statistics

Page summary
HMT management information about the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS), Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) and Future Fund Scheme.

Change made
Updated with weekly stats.

Time updated
9:30am, 18 August 2020

If you’ve claimed too much or not enough from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Page summary
Find out what you need to do if you’ve claimed too much or not enough from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Change made
Added a phone number to call HMRC if you’ve overpaid or want to voluntarily pay HMRC back.

Time updated
8:02am, 20 August 2020

Help and support if your business is affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

Page summary
Watch videos and register for the free webinars to learn more about the support available to help you deal with the economic impacts of coronavirus.

Change made
We have update the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme YouTube videos for claiming the second grant and for Universal Credit and Child Benefit.

Time updated
3:15pm, 20 August 2020