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C19 Business News Update

How to treat certain expenses and benefits provided to employees during Coronavirus The Government has updated its guidance on taxable expenses and benefits when they are paid to employees because of coronavirus and how to report them to HMRC. The controversial news that a Covid-19 test, if paid by the [...]

By |2020-07-08T13:16:04+01:00July 8th, 2020|Business Support, Covid 19|

C19 Business News Update 24th June

There is welcome news for the English hospitality sector and, if they can operate safely, they can reopen from the 4 July. There are important changes for the construction industry. There is also a new guide on the coronavirus job retention (CJRS) scheme: a step by step guide for employers. [...]

By |2020-06-24T13:09:44+01:00June 24th, 2020|Business Support, Covid 19|

C19 Business news update

In this newsletter, we outline details of the Governments advice on how to treat certain expenses and benefits provided to employees during the Pandemic. We also outline support from business representative organisations and trade associations, public health border measures and other pertinent Government updates. How to treat certain expenses and [...]

By |2020-06-03T14:52:40+01:00June 3rd, 2020|Business Support, Covid 19|

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is Changing!

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlined changes to the furlough scheme during the daily press briefing (29 May 2020). The Chancellor stated that in June and July the furlough scheme will continue as before, but employers will be asked to cover National Insurance and employer pension contributions in August. By September, [...]

By |2020-06-02T11:19:45+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Covid 19|

C19 Business news update

The Government launches its test and trace service today and has issued related guidance for England. There are equivalent arrangements for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Government launches NHS test and trace service - England The new NHS Test and Trace service will launch today (Thursday 28 May) across England, [...]

By |2020-05-28T13:59:21+01:00May 28th, 2020|Covid 19|

Coronavirus advice: What expenses can employees and the self-employed claim for whilst working from home?

  The coronavirus pandemic has caused thousands of people to start working from home, many of whom have never done so before. A lot of people may not realise that they can claim expenses when working from home or aren’t sure what they can claim for, so we have put [...]

By |2020-05-22T14:16:39+01:00May 20th, 2020|Uncategorised, Covid 19|

Check if you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

HMRC updated their guidance 4 May to outline the process for applying for SEISS. The scheme will allow you to claim a taxable grant of 80% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering 3 months, and capped at £7,500 altogether. You will get a [...]

By |2020-05-22T14:16:46+01:00May 14th, 2020|Uncategorised, Covid 19|