October Update

By Gary Robinson / October 16, 2021

Welcome to our round up of the latest business news for our clients. Please contact us if you want to talk about how these updates affect your business. We are here to support you! The best way to predict the future is to create it!The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey to June 2021…

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Furlough Update

By Gary Robinson / September 17, 2021

The CJRS is due to end on 30 September 2021. For claims relating to August and September 2021, the government will pay 60% of wages up to a maximum cap of £1,875 for the hours the employee is on furlough.Claims for September must be submitted by 14 October 2021 and any amendments must be made…

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The importance of Wills

By Gary Robinson / September 10, 2021

If the last year and a half has taught us anything, it is that life is unpredictable. And there is no better time than now to get your affairs in order. Whilst sorting out your Will might be left on your longer term ‘to do’ list, it should not be avoided or delayed – especially…

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HMRC Recovery £1 Bn of Furlough Fraud

By Gary Robinson / June 13, 2021

HMRC is set to recover over £1bn of fraudulent or mistakenly claimed furlough money over the next two years Chief executive at HMRC, Jim Harra predicted that the tax authority looks set to recover over £1bn from fraud related to the covid-19 support schemes over the next two years. At a Public Accounts Committee in…

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Working From Home Tax Relief

By Gary Robinson / May 14, 2021

HMRC is reminding taxpayers to submit tax relief claims for working from home due to coronavirus during 2021/22 via the easy to use online portal So far this tax year more than 550,000 employed workers have already claimed and are benefitting from the tax relief, which pays £6 a week for home workers. If employed…

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Preparing for a return to the office

By Gary Robinson / April 22, 2021

As businesses start to reopen and return to their physical spaces, what does this mean for employees and employers? What will the new workplace look like and will flexible working continue? For employers, the return to work will permit them to have more staff back in the workplace, which may be good news for companies…

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SEISS What is Reduced Activity

By Gary Robinson / April 15, 2021

What is mean by impacted by reduced activity, capacity and demand This applies to your business if it has been impacted by reduced activity, capacity or demand due to coronavirus. For example, you: have fewer customers or clients than you’d normally expect, resulting in reduced activity due to social distancing or government restrictions have one…

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Recovery Loan Scheme

By Gary Robinson / March 14, 2021

The Recovery Loan Scheme ensures businesses of any size can continue to access loans and other kinds of finance up to £10 million per business once the existing Covid-19 loan schemes close, providing support as businesses recover and grow following the disruption of the pandemic and the end of the transition period. The scheme will…

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