Local businesses applying for payroll support through the Business Support Scheme for any period from 4th May, can now submit claims through a new online portal – business-support.gov.gg
It goes through similar questions asked on the old Excel forms but will also ask about actual income for the week/month (depending on payroll frequency) and will make a comparison to the same period in the previous year.
There is no need to re-submit any payroll claims for any period from 4th May via the new portal for those already submitted via the old Excel forms.
This online portal has been introduced so that the right amount of support can be claimed. If your income is 40% of ‘normal’ levels then 100% support is available, if between 40% and 70% then 80% minimum wage support is available.
The introduction of extended eligibility criteria will help provide funding for certain businesses that were narrowly falling short of the original criteria. These include:
You can access details of the payroll scheme itself online here: www.covid19.gov.gg/guidance/business/payroll-scheme
Our team are more than happy to chat with our existing clients and any businesses seeking support during this worrying time.
Please email [email protected] or phone 01481 234438.
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