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Are you ready for 1 March 2021? The Domestic Reverse Charge in the Construction Industry

There is a 30-minute video by Dean Wootten available to explain the new rules. Please do take time to watch this and ask...

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COVID 19 Support from HMRC

Claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) are currently open for pay periods in January‌‌ ‌2021. ...

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No filing penalties if filled by 28 February 2021

As you will be aware HMRC had maintained that they would not offer an extension to the filling deadline for self assessments....

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£4.6 Billion in new Lockdown Grants

The Chancellor has today announced that retail, hospitality and leisure businesses will receive a fresh round of grants to...

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3rd SEISS Grant for Self Employed

Full details of the third SEISS grant to support self-employed people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) have been published...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme continued....

You can now claim for periods starting 1 November under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which is running until...

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Extension of Furlough Scheme

In response to the new national lockdown the CJRS has been extended… As you are likely aware the Government announced,...

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New Job Support Scheme and SEISS Grant extension

Job Support Scheme The Job Support Scheme (JSS) will open on 1‌‌‌ ‌November and run for six months, until...

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New Coronavirus Job Support Scheme

Yesterday, the Chancellor announced significant changes to the Job Support Scheme (JSS), which will have a positive effect...

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How to stay mentally healthy at work

We all have the tendency to work-work-work and forget about ourselves. That’s okay on occasion, but not on the long run,...

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The latest on Coronavirus COVID-19: New 3-Tier Alert System & Extension to Job Support Scheme

COVID-19 3 TIER ALERT SYSTEM Yesterday, the Prime Minister announced the introduction of a 3-tier alert system in England...

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Struggling to pay your self-assessment for 2019-20

As announced by the Chancellor last week, Self Assessment customers can now apply online to spread the cost of their tax...

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As it stands, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme or ‘furlough’ comes to an end on 31st October 2020. So, with just over 5 weeks to go, you may be thinking about your options going forward.

Reminder of CJRS claim for October From 1st October, the employee will still receive 80% of salary, up to a maximum of...

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Kickstart Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds. How the scheme works ...

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Millions of self-employed to benefit from second stage of support scheme

Millions of self-employed people whose livelihoods have been affected by coronavirus will be able to claim a second payment...

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September changes to Furlough

From 1‌‌‌ ‌September CJRS will pay 70% of usual wages up to a cap of £2,187.50 per month for the hours furloughed...

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August changes to Furlough

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 August mean that employers will need to pay National Insurance (NI)...

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Increasing prices doesn’t have to mean losing customers

Small businesses depend on their established customer base, so the idea of raising prices can be scary; this causes SMEs to...

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Scams and Fraud

Unfortunately, at a time like this, Scams and Fraud are rife. Be aware of text messages, emails, telephone calls, etc that...

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Defer your Self Assessment payment on account due to coronavirus

Choose how and when you can delay making your second payment on account for the 2019 to 2020 tax year. You have the option...

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Flexible furlough scheme started

The government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has so far helped protect more than 9.3 million jobs through the...

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6 Ways to maintain positive cash flow during and after the Corona crisis

One of the most important ways to keep your business healthy is to ensure positive cash flow. Under normal circumstances,...

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Businesses need to reinstate VAT direct debits

The deferral of VAT payments due to coronavirus comes to an end on 30 June and businesses need to take action to reinstate...

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VAT paid in error during COVID-19

HMRC have recognised that some taxpayers have encountered problems when trying to take advantage of some of the COVID-19...

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Changes to Furlough

On Friday 29th May 2020, Rishi Sunak announced the changes that would be made to furlough leave and the CJRS (Coronavirus...

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Second Lump Sum for Self-Employed

29 May: The Chancellor has announced a second and final grant to the self-employed who are eligible for the Self-employment...

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SEISS (Self-Employment Income Support Scheme)

This week HMRC have started contacting self-employed customers who HMRC think could be eligible for the Self-Employment...

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Positive Cash Flows during COVID 19

Ways for businesses to keep a positive Cash Flow During COVID-19 One of the most important ways to keep your business...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

During this time, the government have brought in many ways to access help and support with small businesses.  One is the...

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Chancellor unveils new measures to SME loan scheme

The government’s Covid Business Interruption Loan, a funding package, was originally created for firms who were unable...

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An Extension for filing your annual accounts

Companies can apply for an immediate and automatic extension on filing their accounts if they think that COVID 19 will cause...

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A grant for Self-Employed

The government are upgrading the advice and support on a daily basis.  Please follow the link below to find out about the...

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Self-employed

The Chancellor has announced a new Self-employment Income Support Scheme to support self-employed people who have been...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The government is committed to doing whatever it takes to support businesses and individuals through the Coronavirus...

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VAT deferral

Under the Government’s announcements with regards to VAT referrals the link has now been updated.  See...

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COVID-19 Support for businesses

Keep up to date with the changes.  Support for...

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CoronaVirus COVID 19 - SSP and Self Isolation

As you may be aware the public have been asked to self isolate for 14 days if they or any of their household have the...

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Client Support during COV-19

The support for business provided by the government can be found here...

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Bank help

The big banks have announced they want to offer full support for small businesses during the crisis – each has set up...

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Coronavirus

Unfortunately, Coronavirus does not realise that companies still need to carry on, meet deadlines and submission dates. ...

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HMRC time limits extended

From 2019, offshore matters could be raised by HMRC 12 years afterwards, even if the taxpayer has made an innocent...

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MTD (Making Tax Digital)

Or otherwise known as ‘Making Tax Difficult’. MTD comes into effect as of April 2019.  In HMRC’s recently...

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2019 Loan charge legislation - deadline 30 September 2018

The 5 April loan charge will apply to third-party employment loans made since 6 April 1999 Details may have been reported to...

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Privacy Notice

PRIVACY NOTICE 1.   PURPOSE OF THIS NOTICE This notice describes how we collect and use personal data about you, in...

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Death and Taxes

Are you struggling with you responsibilities as a Personal Representative (PR) due to someone’s death, or are you...

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on 6 April the minimum amount employers must pay into workplace pensions is going up

On 6 April, by law, the minimum amount employers have to pay into a workplace pensions goes up to 2% of qualifiying earnings,...

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National Minimum and Living Wage rates change on 1st April 2018

On 1st April 2018 the National Minimum and National Living Wage rates change. This includes the largest increases in a decade...

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Are you expecting a tax repayment? Check HMRC repayment arrangements

In April 2015, HMRC systems were brought in line with banking industry standards so that, where possible, repayments are made...

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Interest Rate Rises for First Time in Ten Years: What Does it Mean for You?

For the first time in ten years, the Bank of England has increased the UK’s interest rate from 0.25% to 0.5%.  But...

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Making Tax Digital

The Government recently announced that the start date for digitalisation of the UK tax system has been pushed back to April...

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Auto Enrolment for small businesses

A new step-by-step guide to help small businesses get ready for their automatic enrolment duties has been launched by the...

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New tax year – new rates and allowances

As businesses enter the new tax year on 6 April we are urging businesses to prepare for the new tax arrangements.  UK...

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Charity Audit threshold changes take effect

The government has published a detailed document surmising the Charity accounting framework. Charity audit thresholds have...

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