Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources
There is a wealth of information online for dealing with the impact of coronavirus. Here we’ve pulled together a selection of resources especially useful for members. You can ﬁnd more at ifa.org.uk/COVID19resources.
Lexology has a free coronavirus research hub for those looking to get a legal perspective on the global response to the outbreak. More at Lexology.com/research/ hubs/coronavirus
Global Cyber Alliance has actions from its GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit to implement quickly to reduce the risks associated with having a workforce that may not have been entirely ready to operate remotely. More at globalcyberalliance.org/
EY’sguide ‘Accounting considerations when addressing the ﬁnancial eﬀects of the coronavirus outbreak in preparing IFRS ﬁ nancial statements for the year ended 31 December 2019’ and article ‘Five ﬁnancial reporting issues to consider as a consequence of COVID-19’ are both available free of charge at ey.com/en_gl
PWC has created a digital tool – COVID-19 Navigator – to help you understand where your company stands in areas such as: crisis management and response; ﬁnance; and tax and trade. Register here: pwc.com/gx/en/ issues/crisis-solutions/covid-19/ response-navigator.htm
Ellis Whittam has a coronavirus advice hub oﬀering a single source of updated guidance. Register free to access the hub elliswhittam.com/covid-19/register/.
Practical HR provides useful blog posts and free documents for SMEs. Free access at practicalhr.co.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-faqs/
The Pensions Regulator features regularly updated news, blogs and guidance. Available for free at thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/en
Business support has a full range of measures available to UK businesses and employees. businesssupport.gov.uk/
Companies House provides guidance and support for business at gov.uk/government/ organisations/companies-house
HMRC helpline is for businesses and self-employed individuals who have tax diﬃculties. T: 0800 024 1222 Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm (excludes Bank Holidays).
Scottish Government has a helpline for Scottish businesses. T: 0300 303 0660. Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm. Also ﬁndbusinesssupport.gov.scot/ coronavirus-advice Welsh Government information for business and employers is available at gov.wales/coronavirus Northern Ireland Government services information for business and employers is available at nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/ coronavirus-covid-19
Accountancy Europe has actions for accountants to support their SME clients. accountancyeurope.eu/
CIPP has information for payroll professionals cipp.org.uk/resources/coronavirus-covid-19-updates-from-thecipp.html
FSB has produced a series of on demand webinars around coronavirus. Register free at fsb.org.uk/campaign/covid19.html
ICSA has guidance about AGMs and the Stay at Home Measures. icsa.org.uk/knowledge/ resources/agms-and-impact-of-covid-19
Smallbusiness.co.uk has help on business interruption loan and reclaiming Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) smallbusiness.co.uk/