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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hub

"Simon was very reassuring at this challenging time. He helped me very efficiently with my query and was very knowledgeable about the Job Retention Scheme." - S.P., Fife

Government support and advice

Your at-a-glance guide to the latest government advice and support for business.

VAT Rate Change

Everything you need to know about the temporary VAT changes and what this means for your business.
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Lock down advice

UPDATED 15/06/2020

Detail of the government lockdown guidance, what this means for your business, and where to find out more information.

In-depth : Self Employment Scheme

Here you will find all of the information available on the Coronavirus Self Employment Scheme, what the scheme is, what information you need, and how to claim.
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In-depth : UK Government financial help

UPDATED 08/07/20

Our latest blog post explains the different financial help schemes available with more info on accessing them.

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UK Government funding support tool

Find out what financial support you may be eligible for. Answer a few questions and get guidance on accessing them.
 

Business advice and support

Whatever the next steps are for your business, let’s face them together. Check out our expert advice articles for top tips to help you bounce back.

How to write a business plan

How to write a business plan

A business plan is essential for reaching financial success. Download our business plan template and use it to help you achieve your goals.

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The path to AI: How manufacturers can drive out costs with automation

The path to AI : How manufacturers can drive out costs with automation

Learn about business process optimisation, robotic process automation and artificial intelligence, and how they can help your manufacturing processes.

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How to build a business and people growth strategy

How to build a business and people growth strategy

Discover five key themes that you can use to create a growth strategy, which can help your business move on following the coronavirus disruption.

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3 ways to bring a circular economy mindset to food and drink manufacturing

3 ways to bring a circular economy mindset to food and drink manufacturing

Learn how asking the right questions and involving consumers can help to develop a circular economy mindset at your food and drink manufacturing firm.

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Why apprenticeships are great business investments

Why apprenticeships are great business investments

Discover why offering apprenticeships at your company and taking on apprentices can help to enhance your business as you aim to thrive.

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Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme: What you need to know

Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme : What you need to know

Learn about details of the extended Self-Employment Income Support Scheme and a second grant that's available to self-employed workers.

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Coronavirus: What financial support is available for your business?

Coronavirus : What financial support is available for your business ?

Read this comprehensive guide on the financial support that's available to help your business during the coronavirus outbreak.

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How to build circular principles into your food and drink coronavirus strategy

How to build circular principles into your food and drink coronavirus strategy

A group of experts share advice on how your food and drink business can utilise the circular economy as part of your strategy,

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Free access to solutions and training

Whether you’re recovering, refining, or reinventing, we’re offering free access to selected services to make things easier.

Sage Accounting : Free 6 month trial

Manage your accounts, any time, anywhere. No ties, cancel any time. Available to new customers.

Sage Payroll : Free 6 month trial

Manage your payroll from anywhere, whenever you want. No ties, cancel any time. Available to new customers.

CakeHR by Sage : Free 3 month trial

Manage your remote team with award-winning HR software. No commitment, cancel anytime.

Sage Employee Benefits : Free for 3 months

Provide video GP, counselling, rewards and more. No ties, cancel anytime. Existing Sage customers only.

Satago : Free 3 month trial

Automated credit control, risk insights & on demand invoice finance. No commitment, cancel anytime.

HR advice : Free access until September 2020

Expert advice on all your coronavirus related HR needs.

Sage Data & Analytics : 60 day trial

Manage your information from numerous different sources with one central point.

E-Learning & Certification : Free access

Training and certification on accounting, payroll and business skills.

Accountant and Bookkeeper offers

Free access to solutions for you and your clients. No commitment. Cancel anytime.

AutoEntry : Free for 3 months

Focus on driving your business forward by freeing up the time you spend manually inputting invoices, receipts, bills or statements.

Product support

Want to maximise efficiency and make sure you’re getting the best value from your Sage product ? We’re right here with expert help and advice.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting

Sage Business Cloud Payroll

Sage 50cloud Accounts

Sage 50cloud Payroll

Sage 200cloud

Accountants & bookkeepers

All other products

Webinars

All these guidelines and support schemes can be a lot to take in. Our daily live or on demand webinars can walk you through everything from the latest lockdown-easing measures to getting the best value from your Sage product for a speedier recovery.

Sage Sessions Online

Black icon of calendarWednesday, 29 July 2020

Free one-day virtual event for small and medium businesses, Sage partners, and accountants in the UK and Ireland. Practical guidance, industry insights, and cloud technology to rebuild for the future.

Reviving and thriving : your stories

Hear from our customers on how their businesses have been impacted by coronavirus, and how they’re coming through.

"I think it’s a real chance to do things differently as a culture, as a country and as a world"
Jennifer Walker
The Split Screen Coffee Company
“We’re feeling excitement but there is some fear of the future, because of the unknown”
Ben Burbidge
Burbidge
“I think that building resilience and embracing change has allowed us to grow as a practice”
Nicky Larkin
Goringe Accountants

Official Advice

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All information provided by Sage (UK) Limited (“Sage”) is solely intended to provide you with general guidance on matters related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its potential impact on your business. All information is valid at the time of publishing and is intended for general guidance purposes only and is provided "as is" with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained, and without any warranty of any kind, express or implied. Sage may provide links to certain third party web sites. Sage does not accept any responsibility for, nor makes any representations as to the accuracy of, any content in such third party web sites. Whilst Sage has made every attempt to ensure that all information provided has been obtained from reliable sources, it is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the information. As such, the information does not constitute legal or professional advice and before making any decision or taking any action you should consult a professional adviser. In no event will Sage be liable to you for any direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of the information provided.