The National Minimum Wage has increased by 6.2% in April 2020. Details Below Age BandCurrent Rate from 01 April 2020Previous Rate from 01 April 201925 and over£8.72£8.2121 to 24£8.20£7.7018 to 20£6.45£6.15Under 18£4.55£4.35Apprentice£4.15£3.90 Please click here for further information. Disclaimer Please note this is the guidance as we understand at the...

Birmingham City Council have now released information on how to claim grants available to small businesses. As part of the Government's COVID-19 support package, grants totalling more than £231 million will be paid out to eligible businesses in Birmingham in coming weeks. For those businesses who automatically...

The Government is bringing forward legislation for small and medium-sized businesses to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) for sickness absence due to the COVID-19 disruption. The details and eligibility criteria is as follows: Employers with fewer than 250 employees will be eligible (as at 29 February...

Many of our clients are asking us if their business is eligible for financial assistance from the Government during the Coronavirus outbreak. This post will help answer questions you may have about grants available for small businesses. Your business is only eligible for a small business...