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Webinars

Register for one of our daily webinars to understand the government schemes that are available to your business, and how you can make best use of your Sage product.  

COVID-19 & returning to work: Policy, People, Technology - panel with FSB

Panel session on Thursday 4th June at 10am with the Federation of Small Business, AdvisorPlus, and Sage.  Register for our webinar to understand the new government guidance, how to return to work safely, the impacts on HR in your business, and the importance of technology. 

Job Retention Scheme - An overview on processing and claims

Find out about the Job Retention Scheme, what information you need to collect, how to reclaim, and how to process furloughed pay in Sage 50cloud Payroll.

Daily webinar: UK Government help for businesses

Join our 30-minute webinar to understand what financial help is available and how to access it.

Webinars for Accountants & Bookkeepers in practice

Get the latest advice on how to navigate the recent changes, supporting your practice and clients.

Business help

Find out about what financial support is available to you and your business.

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Lock down advice

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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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.
 
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In-depth: Job retention scheme

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

UPDATED 29/05/20

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

Stay up to date with the latest updates from the Sage Coronavirus hub

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Free access to training and solutions

Free access to training and solutions that can help you tackle the impacts of the coronavirus.

Sage Accounting: Free 3 month trial

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

Sage Payroll: Free 3 month trial

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

CakeHR by Sage: Free 6 month trial

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

Sage Employee Benefits: Free for 6 months

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

Satago: Free 6 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.

E-Learning: Free access

Training on accounting, payroll & business skills

Accountant and Bookkeeper offers

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

Product support

Choose your Sage product to find help and advice about managing your business remotely.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting

Sage Business Cloud Payroll

Sage 50cloud Accounts

Sage 50cloud Payroll

Sage 200cloud

Accountants & bookkeepers

All other products

Practical help and advice to support you right now

We have a range of supporting articles giving straightforward, practical advice around some key topics from getting financial help to working from home.

Coronavirus: 5 important lessons to boost supply chain efficiency

Coronavirus: 5 important lessons to boost supply chain efficiency

Discover how embracing dual sourcing, digital and automation can help manufacturing, logistics and warehousing firms with supply chain efficiency.

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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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Goringe Accountants: 'Video pitches and remote audits are expanding our market'

Goringe Accountants: 'Video pitches and remote audits are expanding our market'

The founder of Goringe Accountants talks about how her practice is dealing with the coronavirus outbreak and supporting clients.

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Coronavirus: Financial measures unveiled to support UK businesses

Coronavirus: Financial measures unveiled to support UK businesses

Learn about financial measures announced by the government in light of coronavirus (COVID-19) and what they mean for your business.

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Ramsac: ‘We are running a marathon – it’s not the time to trim business muscle'

Ramsac: ‘We are running a marathon – it’s not the time to trim business muscle'

The founder of IT firm Ramsac talks about how his business has responded to the coronavirus outbreak and why there's been an increase in demand.

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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 the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), a government initiative to help self-employed workers due to coronavirus.

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Coronavirus: 5 tips to adapt your manufacturing, wholesale or distribution business

Coronavirus: 5 tips to adapt your manufacturing, wholesale or distribution business

Follow these five tips to adapt your business so your firm can keep functioning during the coronavirus outbreak and into the future.

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Coronavirus: What the government lockdown easing plans mean for your business

Coronavirus: What the government lockdown easing plans mean for your business

The government has revealed the first steps of its coronavirus lockdown easing plans. Discover what they mean for your business

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme FAQ: What it means for employers

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme FAQ: What it means for employers

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will help employers but it has many qualifying conditions. Here are answers to some common questions on it.

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Stay up to date on the latest advice

 

Government

UK Government: central coronavirus page

UK Government: coronavirus business support programmes

UK Government: coronavirus advice to businesses and employees

UK Government: coronavirus latest cases and risk level in the UK

See below for business support in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Scotland: coronavirus advice for businesses

Welsh Government: support for businesses

Northern Ireland: business support

Professional associations

CBI: Business impact of coronavirus

FSB: Advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed

Enterprise Nation: Support and advice for small businesses

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

ICAEW: UK practical business advice - COVID-19

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers: COVID-19

The Association of Accounting Technicians: COVID-19

2020 Innovation: COVID-19 resources for members

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