The Scottish Government has announced that people looking for work or those at risk of redundancy will benefit from £100 million of additional assistance to move into work or retrain. The package of support, outlined by economy secretary Fiona Hyslop, will see at least £50m of that fundi
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The threshold at which Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is paid will be raised from £145,000 to £250,000 as the Scottish Government steps up efforts to support homebuyers and help the economy recover from the impact of coronavirus.
The UK's furlough scheme implemented to save jobs during the coronavirus crisis will finish at the end of October, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced. Mr Sunak said employers will have to start sharing the cost of the scheme. From August, employers must pay National Insurance and pension contribut
The Scottish Government has announced that support for the newly self-employed and firms suffering hardship to be paid in early May.
The Scottish Government has welcomed a £1.25 billion COVID-19 support package from the Treasury for start-ups that are not eligible for existing coronavirus funding schemes but has urged the UK Government urged to fill even more gaps in funding schemes.
An online application portal for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been launched today as the initiative was extended by another month.
Yesterday, economy secretary Fiona Hyslop announced a series of measures to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus on businesses in Scotland, including a £2.2 billion for businesses. In her statement, Ms Hyslop warned that as a result of coronavirus, the Scottish economy is facing an