The Latest On Off Licences Job Retention Self Employed and Business Loan Schemes
27 March 2020
The latest available information and guides on:
- Stand-alone Off Licences
- Employers Guide to Job Retention Scheme
- Employees Guide to Job Retention Scheme
- Self Employed, details of support
- MTB Solicitors; Employment Q&A
- BDO Risk Response Checklist
- Business Interruption Loan Scheme Information
- QUICK GUIDE: Coronavirus: Support for businesses in NI
STAND-ALONE OFF LICENCES: AWAITING OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION
Whilst the media are reporting that stand alone off sales can open and are quoting ministers, HU advises that there is still no official word. We have put in an urgent official request for clarification and ask you to watch our social media channels (below) for updates.
JOB RETENTION SCHEME UPDATES:
EMPLOYERS GUIDE to Job Retention Scheme:
The claims portal is still not live.
EMPLOYEES GUIDE to Job Retention Scheme:
No details yet on claiming but points to note- employees must be on furlough for at least 3 weeks. Employee payments subject to tax & NIC.
MTB SOLICITORS GUIDANCE:
MTB Solicitors Q&A on Furloughed Workers:
MTB Solicitors Employer Hotline:
BDO NI: RISK RESPONSE CHECKLIST
BDO NI has developed a risk-response checklist of guidance measures to consider when deploying business continuity planning.
CORONAVIRUS BUSINESS INTERRUPTION LOAN SCHEME (CBILS):
Latest clarification on personal guarantees for CBILS – this is at the discretion of the lender, but they cannot do this against a borrower's principle residence.
QUICK GUIDE: Coronavirus: Support for businesses in Northern Ireland
HU TEMPLATES & GUIDES:
Our full range of support- updated frequently.
MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS:
We are striving to provide you with regular updates which include all available information, and realise you will have more questions than there are answers.
Please visit our Facebook (search ‘Hospitality Ulster’), Twitter (@HospUlster) and website www.hospitalityulster.org to find ongoing updates throughout the day.