Are you ready for 1 January 2021?
November 25th, 2020

When we awake to the new year we will no longer be in transition; we will be out of the EU and will have to cope with a wide range of regulatory changes if we buy or sell goods or services to EU suppliers and customers. The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy recently […]

Furlough claims from 1 November 2020
November 24th, 2020

If you are making claims under the extended furlough scheme from 1 November 2020 you need to be aware of changes in the claims process. Perhaps the most significant is that claims need to be registered within 14 days of the relevant period end. In their revised guidance on this topic HMRC say: You can […]

Are you eligible for further self-employed grants?
November 19th, 2020

Two quarterly grants have been paid to UK self-employed traders that qualify for the Self- Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS). These covered the periods up to 31 October 2020. The Chancellor has announced that two further quarterly payments will be made. Traders will still need to qualify for the payments and in particular: Have been […]

Current businesses subject to lock-down
November 17th, 2020

We have reproduced below a list of businesses which must close during the period 5 November to 2 December 2020. Business based in England and required to close To reduce social contact, the regulations require some businesses to close and impose restrictions on how some businesses provide goods and services. These include: Non-essential retail, such […]

A capital idea to pay for the pandemic?
November 14th, 2020

A CAPITAL IDEA TO PAY FOR THE PANDEMIC?  An Opinion: Donald Parbrook, 14th November 2020 In amongst the “noisy” media stories about Trump, Covid, Salmond and the Yorkshire Ripper, there was significant coverage of a story that capital gains tax rules may change to help pay for the pandemic.  I won’t deny the over-worked tax […]

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