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Coronavirus and support for your business (Scotland)

16 July 2021

The following has been circulated by the Scottish government:

Claim for wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

From 1 August 2021, the government will pay 60% of wages for furlough employees up to £1,875. From 1 July 2021, employers will top up employees’ wages to make sure they receive 80% of wages (up to £2,500) (updated 15 July 2021).

Help and support if your business is affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)

A video has been added about what you can do now to prepare to claim the fifth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant (updated 15 July 2021).

Webinar: Women in Business: Everything you need to start or run a business in Scotland
21 July 2021

This Business Gateway webinar will look at specific support, advice and inspiration for women in Scotland starting up or running a business.