DEAR ALL COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS ACROSS WARRINGTON + THE NORTHWEST.
Please provide all evidence to the Riverside Estates Office. The sooner you apply for government assistance,
the more lenient, understanding and accommodating we can be during this period.
Please refer to the government guidance to employers and businesses about cover 19. All UK business are eligible for:
• A Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
• Deferring VAT and Income Tax payments.
• A Statutory Sick Pay relief package for small
and medium sized businesses (SMEs).
• A 12-month business rates holiday for all retail,
hospitality, leisure and nursery businesses in England.
• Small business grant funding of £10,000 for all
business in receipt of small business rate relief or
rural rate relief.
• The HMRC Time To Pay Scheme.
• Grant funding of £25,000 for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses with property with a rateable value between £15,000 and £51,000.
• The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme offering loans of up to £5 million for SMEs through the British Business Bank.
• A new lending facility from the Bank of England to help support liquidity among larger firms, helping them bridge coronavirus disruption to their cash flows through loans.
Following the current advice from the government, the legal frameworks applicable, and both Universal Credit + NHS guidelines, there will be no rent reductions during this period dated from March 24th 2020. We are in the same position with our financial institutions and any grants or subsidies will be passed forward if we receive them. Please note, your rent includes your utility bills, WiFi, Telecoms, building maintenance, administration, insurance communal cleaning, waste disposal, recycling and so forth, it is not simply a rent payment to a private landlord.
However, If you can provide evidence you have made contact with Universal Credit or the other financial support frameworks we have listed on our website link - we will be more lenient, understanding and accommodating. You must contact these financial resources immediately.
As you are aware, your 30 day notice period to vacate - as according to the signed license agreement - starts when your payment date is missed, and you must make contact with the office immediately with evidence, to organise a weekly payment plan to clear all arrears before the eviction date.
ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE STATUTORY SICK PAY?
If you cannot work due to coronavirus and are eligible for Statutory Sick Pay you will get it from day one, rather than from the fourth day of your illness. DWP intends to legislate so this measure applies retrospectively from 13 March 2020. Statutory Sick Pay will be payable if you are staying at home on Government advice, not just if you are infected by coronavirus. This will apply from 13 March 2020.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A GIG WORKER AND/OR ON A ZERO HOURS CONTRACT, YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO SICK PAY.
NOT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE STATUTORY SICK PAY?
You can apply for Universal Credit and/or apply for New Style Employment and Support Allowance You can also apply for these if you are prevented from working because of a risk to public health.
NOTE: THIS APPLIES TO ALL THOSE SELF EMPLOYED
DURING THIS PERIOD, PLEASE ONLY CONTACT REGARDING EMERGENCY REPAIRS DUE TO SELF ISOLATION AND SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCOLS.
For Health Information + Advice
Multiple Companies, Such As The NHS And Supermarkets Are Currently Hiring With Immediate Effect, To Help Relieve The Strain Caused By COVID-19.
These Jobs Can Be Found On Sites Such As:
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