Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme allows small and medium-sized businesses and employers to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) ...
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Intellectual Property Office service changes

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, ...
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CJRS closure to new entrants

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is open to all UK employers to access support to continue paying part of ...
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National Insurance numbers

If you have lost or forgotten your National Insurance number you should try and locate the number on paperwork such ...
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New code of practice for High Street businesses and their landlords

The government has announced that a new code of practice is to be published for High Street businesses and their ...
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Certain retail outlets given green-light to re-open

The government has started the slow process of reopening selected businesses as we continue to face restrictions in almost all ...
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Eligible for extended self-employed scheme?

The Chancellor has confirmed that the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is to be extended for a final three-month period ...
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Changes to CJRS – Employer costs

HMRC’s guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been updated a number of times as the workings of the ...
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Bounce-back economy

Recent statistics published by HM Treasury confirm that £22bn of Bounce-Back Loans have been taken up by 700,000 small businesses ...
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One step forward

The recent news that the lockdown is being eased for certain businesses is good news. Unfortunately, there are many other ...
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Self-Employed and Job Retention Scheme changes

Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) No doubt due to recent lobbying by the press and other interested support groups, the ...
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New advisory fuel rates published

Advisory fuel rates are intended to reflect actual average fuel costs and are updated quarterly. The rates can be used ...
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Rules on waiving income or donating to charities

HMRC has published a new press release that provides some advice for people choosing to give up their income to ...
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Estate Agents who may be exempt from Money Laundering registration

HMRC is responsible for the money laundering supervision of a number of businesses including estate and lettings agents. Estate agency ...
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New HM Treasury instructions re CJRS

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has made a further Treasury Direction under sections 71 and 76 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 ...
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Employee car ownership schemes

An Employee Car Ownership Scheme (ECOS) is a set of arrangements whereby employees acquire cars from a specified, often single ...
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Reimbursing expenses for home office equipment

HMRC has updated its guide for employers who have employees working from home due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This could ...
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Apply for NIC Childcare Credits

National Insurance credits can help qualifying applicants to fill gaps in their National Insurance record. This can assist taxpayers to ...
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Further support for charities from VAT receipts

It has been revealed by HM Treasury that the VAT collected on donated personal protective equipment (PPE) will be given ...
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Additional funding for charities and social enterprise

The government's dormant assets scheme allows money in accounts that have been dormant for at least 15 years to be ...
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Winding-down the furlough scheme

Without a doubt, the furlough scheme has provided small businesses with the means to retain staff that would otherwise have ...
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Tackling redundant stock

Many retailers and manufacturing businesses have stock on their shelves gathering dust. There are compelling reasons for tackling this issue ...
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Tax Diary June/July 2020

1 June 2020 - Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 August 2019. 19 June 2020 ...
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Maximum loan under CLBILS increased to £200m

The scope of the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) is to be extended from 26 May 2020. The ...
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