Furloughing employees and EMI options

03.04.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Many businesses are making use of government’s Coronavirus job retention scheme. If you furlough employees under the scheme, they are prohibited from working while they are furloughed. This may pose a risk if the employee concerned holds an EMI option. One of the conditions of the EMI is that there is a full-time working requirement. If an…

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Webinar: navigating challenging times with confidence

03.04.20 / Insight posted in Videos

The challenges of the coronavirus are affecting the entire business world. Ensuring that your business and your people are healthy and robust is the top priority. With new advice and measures being announced daily by the government, businesses need to move quickly to ensure that they are aware of the latest developments. Key concerns for…

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New findings on the impact of coronavirus on the charity sector – Coronavirus impact survey results released

02.04.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Over 500 charities recently took part in a survey on the impact the coronavirus is having on their organisations. The survey was run by Institute of Fundraising in partnership with the Charity Finance Group and National Council for Voluntary Organisations and key findings include: Charities are reporting a projected loss of 48% to their voluntary…

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Coronavirus: Directors’ duties and the risk of wrongful trading

02.04.20 / Insight posted in Articles

This analysis looks at directors’ duties, particularly concerning wrongful trading, in the context of companies facing financial difficulties as a result of Coronavirus. Introduction The impact of Coronavirus is unprecedented and is already creating significant health, social and economic challenges across the world, not least the UK. The UK government has ordered the closure of pubs, restaurants,…

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Campaign: Esther Carder advises businesses on how to survive through the Coronavirus

02.04.20 / Insight posted in MKS News

In these times of adversity, Esther Carder says client contact is key. “Not all of your client base will be affected in the same way,” she says. “Managing clients’ expectations during this time needs better-than-ever communication and client management. If some of your clients are in real trouble, you should consider asking them to pay…

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Managing your cash flow in uncertain times

31.03.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Never before has the mantra “cash is king” been so important. In these uncertain times it is vital to manage your business’s cash flow closely to ensure your business comes out the other side in good health. At Moore Kingston Smith our team includes directors who have hands on experience working in companies going through…

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Independent Business Reviews

31.03.20 / Insight posted in Brochures

In the current economic downturn there is an increasing number of businesses experiencing financial difficulties. Lenders now face greater potential of nonpayment of some or all of their outstanding loan book. Our multidisciplinary team of corporate finance and insolvency specialists are able to provide an integrated, practical and deliverable business solution.

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Agencies: managing your cash flow in uncertain times

31.03.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Brochures

Never before has the mantra “cash is king” been so important. In these uncharted waters it is vital to manage your agency’s cash flow closely to ensure your business comes out the other side in good health. At Moore Kingston Smith our team includes directors who have worked in marketing agencies and have hands-on experience…

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Key points of the $2 trillion Coronavirus stimulus plan for small businesses

31.03.20 / Insight posted in Articles

The US Senate has passed an historic $2 trillion stimulus package aimed solely at supporting American workers and businesses. In addition to the headline $1,200 payments to be made to individual Americans, the key points of the 880-page bill aimed at supporting small businesses includes the following: $350 billion available to small businesses, under the…

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Coronavirus disruption – how this could affect your contractual rights at home and abroad

30.03.20 / Insight posted in Articles

If you do business in other countries, it could be important to consider how Coronavirus disruption affects your business contracts. Clearly we are in unprecedented times and a lot of events, activities and parts of normal day-to-day life will be cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Some of the firms in our international network Moore Global…

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