Employers can claim for 80% of furloughed employees' usual monthly wage costs (max wage £2,500 a month)
The Self-employment Income Scheme will support self-employed individuals up to £7,500 grant
Businesses can apply for preferential loans from their bank
HMRC time to pay scheme for PAYE and other taxes
Getting through this difficult period and planning for the future
New Grant Funding
For selected businesses
Beware of HMRC telephone scam
We have been contacted by several clients recently, who have received bogus calls as part of the latest HMRC telephone scam. The call features an automated message claiming to be from the Police and states they have received a complaint from HMRC’s tax department and there is a warrant for the The message continues to give a warrant number and asks the listener to contact HMRC. This is a fake message from fraudsters - do not respond.
Other HMRC scams
It follows a similar scam earlier this year, which sent automated messages claiming that the listener was under an HMRC investigation. These scams are becoming increasingly sophisticated so that even the caller’s telephone number appears to be legitimate. If you receive an automated message like this, or something similar,do not respond. Please report it to Action Fraud,or call them on 0300 123 2040 (charged at the normal network rate). They are open Monday to Friday 9:00 – 18:00.You should also report the full details to HMRC (date, time, phone number used and content of the call) via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). New HMRC telephone and email scams are being developed all the time. If you ever receive a call or email that you think might be a hoax,but are unsure, please contact us on 0151 474 8500 or 07719 896373.