(COVID-19) Coronavirus restrictions: what you can and cannot do

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place. Find out what you can and cannot do. 17 May: What’s changed: You should continue to work from home if you can. When travelling within the UK, you should aim to do so safely and…

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HMRC advises businesses importing goods from Europe

HMRC gives advice to businesses that trade with the EU on making delayed import declarations. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is offering advice to traders in Great Britain on how to submit their delayed customs import declarations for non-controlled goods…

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Embracing the possibilities of our green future

COP26 President-Designate addresses CEOs at Business 7 Summit, welcoming new sign-ups to Race to Zero campaign and urging others to follow their lead. “In the fight against climate change, it is vital that we have the innovation, the influence and…

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Are we facing a mental health pandemic?

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been working to monitor the effect of the last year’s events on people’s personal well-being and mental health. Two new pieces of analysis have been published today, providing early insights into self-reported depression in…

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Webinar: How To Improve Your Digital Footprint with Web.com

On the 29th of April, TAF, in association with Web.com, hosted a webinar to discuss how to improve your Digital Footprint. The session covered: The importance of digital health Coming out of Covid-19 How good is your website presence? Do you…

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Need An IBG Scheme For Your Organisation?

Insurance Backed Guarantees and Deposit Protection QANW’s work is firmly placed within the construction and home improvement sector, delivering Insurance Backed Guarantees (IBGs) and Deposit Protection Insurance (DPI) for contractors across a number of sectors, including glazing, roofing, renewable products,…

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Free assistance for TAF Members (& their members) facing Commercial Tenancy problems.

As a TAF member, The Commercial Tenants Association (the CTA) is offering free consultation to any business within the TAF community that are experiencing issues with their commercial tenancy, along with FREE Affiliate Membership of the CTA. The CTA is…

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Apprenticeships – Increased Incentive Payments

Employers will receive an increased incentive payment of £3,000 for new apprentices of any age who start their employment between 1 April and 30 September 2021. Employers can apply for incentive payments for these apprentices from 1 June 2021 via their apprenticeship…

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Mapping loneliness during the Covid-19 Pandemic

After a year of lockdowns, social distancing, and restrictions on travel and gatherings, some groups of people have reported high rates of loneliness and poorer well-being in recent months. Between October 2020 to February 2021, results from the Opinions and Lifestyle…

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Open Consultation- Commercial rents and COVID-19: call for evidence

This call for evidence will support the government’s decision making on the best way to withdraw or replace these measures while preserving tenant businesses and the millions of jobs that they support. It will review measures on commercial lease evictions…

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Recovery Loan Scheme Launches

A new government-backed loan scheme was launched on Tuesday 6 April by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to provide additional finance to those businesses that need it. Loans will include 80% government guarantee and interest rate cap. The Recovery Loan…

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Reopening Businesses and Venues

Some of the rules on what you can and cannot do changed on 12 April. However, many restrictions remain in place. You should continue to work from home if you can, minimise the number of journeys you make where possible,…

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