Modus Accountants November 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the Modus Accountants November 2020 Newsletter. Read about our latest news, events and new customers, as well as our thoughts on important updates to legislation.

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Kickstart support for employers

Thursday 19th Nov 2020 @ 08:45 – 09:45

The UK Government recently announced the launch of The Kickstart Scheme and new job support programme, designed to give businesses the option to provide a 6-month government funded placement, for people who are aged between 16-24, claiming Universal Credit or at risk of long-term unemployment.

To help navigate your way through this new initiative, we have teamed up with Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, and have agreed to take part in a free support session on the 19th November.

Register here

Navigating the Monopoly board of business

Wednesday 25th Nov 2020 @ 12:30 – 13:30

Hosted by Oxford Innovation‘s Wendy Tindsley, join Modus Accountants at 12:30 on 25th November to meet a panel of experts who’ve helped companies carefully navigate the Monopoly board of business.

Register here

Other news and advice

Furlough scheme reboot for second English lockdown

After originally coming to end last month the Coronavirus Job Support Scheme (CJRS) will now be reinstated until 2nd December 2020, with government grants covering 80% of wages, and the launch of the replacement Job Support Scheme (JSS) being delayed.

Read more here

Modus Ignite – Business Investment Competition Extension

New business owners, and forward-thinking entrepreneurs, are being given the chance to receive a £10,000 business support package as part of our commitment to helping grow the next generation of business leaders.

Read more here

New ICAEW survey calls for changes to ‘inflexible business rates’

A survey by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) members working in businesses across every economic sector and UK region found that 62% of respondents said a reduction in business rates would help boost the recovery of the UK economy.

Read more here

New Modus family members

As with last month we have had a number of new businesses join us here at Modus and we wanted to let you know who they are and welcome them into the Modus family.

  • Harriet Allen
  • Iain Lafferty
  • Nestify Properties Ltd
  • Chetan Biswas
  • Ssassy Oxford One Limited
  • Springfield Meadows Manco Limited