In this series of blogs, Fraser Campbell looks at the impact of COVID-19 and the steps businesses can take as we move towards a new ‘normal’.

The known and unknown unknowns
This blog considers life from the perspective of SMEs and OMBs working to exit from lockdown. With the Chancellor’s Summer Statement offering a welcome boost, attention must now also move to planning for Brexit. View the full article here.

Time for collective action, clarity and teamwork
The Higgins Report and our discussions with clients have highlighted the need for Governments and business to work together as we ease out of lockdown. This and other wide-ranging concerns are discussed here.

Mind games
The benefit of businesses adopting a ‘start-up attitude’ amidst the roller coaster of Covid-19 headlines is discussed here.

Watch the rear-view mirror
With reports stating that HMRC will have the power to investigate, claw-back and penalise fraudulently claimed coronavirus support payments and grants. Read about the considerations to take into account now here.

Reopening and Rebooting
In this blog, Fraser discusses ideas and plans that should be considered for reopening and rebooting the economy.

Grappling with the people factor
Fraser discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on workforce and careful considerations for the future here.

Predicting and attracting demand in the new economic landscape
The need for businesses to plan and prepare for the next phase are discussed here.

Planning for and managing ‘sticky’ cashflow
In this blog, Fraser discusses the practical measures businesses can take to protect cashflow and progress to the recovery stage in ‘new normal’.

Counting down the days
In the first of the series, Fraser offers practical tips and steps that the SME business community can take to prepare and manage the transition from ‘Survival to Revival’.

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The information in this update should not be regarded as financial advice. This is based on our understanding on 28 July 2020. Laws and tax rules may change in the future.