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Job Retention Bonus policy paper published

The government has published further guidance on how the forthcoming Job Retention Bonus Scheme will operate. The scheme will enable ...
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More support for film and other creative industries

A new £500 million scheme to kickstart film and television production struggling to secure insurance for COVID-related costs has been ...
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Intellectual Property Office service update

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has ended its 'interrupted days' provisions and is now working to its usual deadlines. The ...
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State Aid rules relaxed for CBILS loans

The government has announced that more small businesses will benefit from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). Under the ...
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Government u-turn on lockdown changes

Lockdown changes – in England – that were due to come into effect on 1 August 2020, have been delayed ...
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Renewing your MOT

Vehicle owners with a MOT expiry date between 30 March 2020 and 31 July 2020 were given a 6 month ...
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Advice for early years sector

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched a COVID-19 taskforce back in March 2020 to identify any commercial practices that ...
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£20m in new grants for small businesses

£20 million worth of new government grants have been released to help small and medium sized businesses across England recover ...
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£50m extra funding for Customs Intermediary Grant Scheme

Over the past few months, HMRC has unveiled a package of measures to accelerate the growth of the UK's customs ...
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Breaking even

There are businesses that have benefitted from the current COVID disruption. Particularly, those that can deliver goods and services online ...
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Beyond furlough

Unless the Chancellor comes up with replacement funding for the furlough scheme, and there is no sign that this will ...
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New redundancy protections for furloughed employees

The government has unveiled an important new law that will protect furloughed workers who are made redundant. This will ensure ...
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Changes to tax treatment of termination payments

The government has published draft clauses for insertion into a new Finance Bill 2020-21, to be introduced into Parliament in ...
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£50 bike repair voucher scheme launched

The government has launched a new scheme – open to anyone in England – with a bike in need of ...
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How elastic is demand for your products?

Many will remember the empty shelves in supermarkets when lock-down commenced March 2020. In particular, the absence of toilet rolls… ...
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VAT option-to-tax changes extended

To accommodate coronavirus disruption HMRC temporarily changed the time limit from 30 to 90 days for notifying a VAT option-to-tax ...
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HMRC to gain new civil information powers

A new measure that will provide HMRC with additional civil information powers is expected to take effect when the Finance ...
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New measures to tackle promotion of tax avoidance

HMRC has published a series of a consultations together with details of proposed legislative changes to existing anti-avoidance regimes to ...
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Are you due a tax refund?

HMRC’s annual reconciliation of PAYE for the tax year 2019-20 is well under way. HMRC uses salary and pension information ...
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Customs declarations for exporters of goods from 1 January 2021

The Brexit transition period is due to end 31 December 2020. The UK and EU have agreed there will not ...
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Beware £5,000 company fine

As well as filing accounts with Companies House, there is an important requirement to check that the information Companies House ...
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Business rates review

The government has confirmed that the next business rates revaluation in England will be postponed until April 2023. The government ...
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Why do customers buy from you?

This may seem to be an odd question. They buy because you offer what they want at the right price? ...
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Draft legislation published for Finance Bill 2020-21

The government has published the draft legislation for Finance Bill 2020-21, along with accompanying explanatory notes, tax information and impact ...
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