COVID-19 Support Hub

We have set up this COVID-19 support hub to give you as much up to date information on what support is available from the government along with tools and tips to help you through this difficult time.

We realise that this is a stressful and worrying time for all business owners and employees.

Acumen will help you through this and we will come out the other side of this better and stronger. If you are experiencing financial difficulties please get in touch as soon as possible and we will work with you to map a way forward.

Key Links

NEW: Creative, Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises Hardship Fund - Scotland

Details on the Creative, Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises Hardship Fund and how to apply

NEW: Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund - Scotland

Details on the new Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund and how to apply.

NEW: Newly Self Employed Hardship Fund - Scotland

Details on the Newly Self Employed Hardship Fund and how to apply.

NEW: Bounce Back Loans - 100% Government Backed Loans for Small Firms

Link to the details and eligibility for accessing the government backed small firms loans

Self Employed

Key information for the self employed.

Employers Job Retention Scheme

Key information regarding the Employers Job Retention Scheme

Support for Businesses

Details regarding Support for Businesses

Support for Employees

Information regarding Support for Employees

Additional Support for Scottish Businesses

The Scottish government has announced additional support for Scottish businesses

Digital links requirements for Making Tax Digital for VAT postponed until April 2021

Article by Charity Tax Group detailing the delay of phase 2 of making tax digital for VAT until April 2021

Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce Covid-19 Business Resilience Webinar

AGCC Covid-19 Business Resilience Webinar

Update on additional support for the Scottish Fishing Industry

Adding 'Furloughed Salary Payment' onto Payroll Software.

SageOne Software

Instructions on how to add Furloughed Salary Payment line to employees payslip in SageOne

Sage50 Payroll Software

Instructions on how to add Furloughed Salary Payment line to employees payslip in Sage50 Payroll

Freeagent

Instructions on how to add Furloughed Salary Payment line to employees payslip in Freeagent

Xero

Instructions on how to add Furloughed Salary Payment line to employees payslip in Xero

QuickBooks Online

Instructions on how to add Furloughed Salary Payment line to employees payslip in QuickBooks Online

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CIBLS)

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CIBLS)

How to Apply

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CIBLS)

Current Accredited Lenders and Partners

Video Resources

Downloads

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