What do the Furlough Scheme changes mean for my business?

5 months ago

Since March the Government have supported businesses through a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, where they have been given the option to Furlough staff in order to keep people in employment whilst the country is experiencing some of the most challenging…

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Getting back to business after the impact of the coronavirus

5 months ago

Very few businesses have been untouched by the impact of coronavirus, with industries, livelihoods and communities all being affected, both financially and emotionally. Whether the effect on your business was instantaneous, with a complete closure as soon as lockdown was…

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Flexible Furlough Update

6 months ago

The government has recently published updated guidelines (dated 12 June) regarding CJRS and how it will operate. From the 1 July you will be able to bring back to work employees who have been furloughed before this date (for at…

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Claim Home Working Expenses Due to COVID-19

6 months ago

Tax-free homeworking allowance of £6 per week from 6th April 2020 As a result of spending more time at home as a result of working from home, it is likely you maybe incurring higher heating and lighting costs, telephone/internet charges…

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VAT Reverse Charge – Construction Services

6 months ago

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, HMRC have announced a delay of five months to the introduction of the domestic reverse charge for the construction sector. The VAT change will now not apply until 1st March 2021. The…

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Self-employment Income Support Scheme Update

6 months ago

The government has announced that the self-employed will receive another grant to cover June, July and August if your business is affected by COVID-19. The second grant available is worth 70 percent of the average monthly trading profits, capped at…

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Flexible Furlough

6 months ago

Further to the chancellors announcement on May 29th regarding the changes in the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the focus is now on supporting businesses sending their staff back to work (meaning these changes will apply a month earlier than…

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COVID-19 Self Assessment Payment Deferrals

6 months ago

Taxpayers can choose how and when they can delay making a second payment for the tax year 2019-2020 following the updated guidance from HMRC. To have the option to defer your second payment on account, you must: • Be registered…

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Guidance For Employers On Returning To A Safe Workplace

6 months ago

The government has published recently guidance for employers to help get businesses back up and running, and to keep workplaces operating safely. Government guidance includes practical steps for businesses focused on 5 key points: 1. Work from home (if you…

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Furlough scheme extended until October 2020

7 months ago

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak announced on Tuesday 12 May 2020, that the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will remain open until the end of October. With current figures of 7.5 million furloughed jobs in the UK, and in the government’s attempt…

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