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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September 2021 Newsletter

By Gary Robinson / September 3, 2021

SEPTEMBER IS THE LAST MONTH FOR CJRS “FURLOUGH” GRANTS The Government are pulling the plug on support to employers for furloughed staff at the end of September as they anticipate that the economy will be back to normal by October. The grant claims for employees furloughed in the month of September are 60% of the…

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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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Bounce Back Loan

By Gary Robinson / February 21, 2021

Bounce Back Loan borrowers will now have the option to tailor payments according to their individual circumstances with the option to delay all repayments for a further six months. Pay as You Grow will be available to over 1.4 million businesses, which collectively took out nearly £45bn through the Bounce Back Loan Scheme. The Treasury’s…

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Furlough Changes

By Gary Robinson / January 14, 2021

The government has now published its official guidance for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which has been extended until 30 April 2021. The long-awaited government guidance confirms many of the details surrounding the extended furlough scheme for employers. Overall, it outlines that despite the increase in flexibility that the extended scheme provides when compared to…

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VAT Deferral

By Gary Robinson / December 24, 2020

Employer Bulletin December 2020 Issue 87 As you will be aware part of the Winter Economy Plan the Government announced that businesses who deferred VAT due from 20 March to 30 June 2020 will now have the option to pay in smaller payments over a longer period. Instead of paying the full amount by the…

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Covid-19 Grants

By Gary Robinson / November 12, 2020

People and businesses across the UK are being provided with additional financial support as part of the government’s plan for the next phase of its response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Prime Minister announced today (31 October). Throughout the crisis the government’s priority has been to protect lives and livelihoods. Today the Prime Minister said…

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