• Govt guidance on working safely during Covid 19

    The government has now published its 8 guidance documents, which are designed to make workplaces as safe as possible and give people the confidence to go back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The published guidance applies to England only. Public health is devolved in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and businesses in those countries […]

  • Associate WHA provides update on Govt support

    Summary of Government support for business during Coronavirus   Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan Launch 4 May 2020 The Bounce Back Loan scheme will help small and medium-sized businesses to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000. The government will guarantee 100% of the loan and there won’t be any fees or interest to pay for the first […]

  • 5 simple steps to keep on marketing your business even in turbulent times

    These are turbulent times in the travel industry.  Tour operators, big and small, are faced with unprecedented challenges.  It can be hard to think clearly about the future and how to keep on marketing your business and building your brand. What will customers want?  What kind of travel will be possible?  How will consumer preferences […]

  • HMRC portal open for Retention Scheme Claims

    The HMRC portal for making a claim under the scheme is now open. ABTOT Associate Elman Wall advises the following: You can find it here: Just scroll down the page until you see the ‘Claim Now’ button (under the ‘How To Claim’ section). Initial reports advise, while there are some traffic problems, the portal […]

  • Housekeeping help and advice from ABTOT Associate

    With little sign of us getting out of Lockdown in the near future, this could be time to look at those many things that you perhaps left to one side due to the pressures of day to day business, If you or your staff are still working but not gainfully employed every minute of every […]