Glossy Budget Booklet
March 4th, 2021

Dear All Our summary of the Budget 2021 has now been published and can be downloaded here: Budget 2021 Summary For those who like having a summary table of the rates, allowances and bands etc, this has also been published and can be downloaded here: Budget 2021 tax card If you have any questions please […]

Spring Budget 2021 Summary
March 4th, 2021

COVID-19 related support measures for UK businesses The Treasury is to continue the two existing major support schemes in an attempt to hold back a significant increase in unemployment rates as business owners grapple with the effects of COVID-19 disruption. Details are set out below. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme This scheme, nicknamed the Furlough Scheme, […]

Budget Day – Sunak’s Drag Act
March 3rd, 2021

3rd March 2021 We’ll be publishing our usual fuller summary over the next 24 hours but in the meantime, a few highlights of the Budget Speech Most of the normal tax allowances, nil rate bands etc will increase at 5th April as expected.  However, they will then be frozen until 2026.  What this means is […]

Gender gap closing in UK board rooms
March 3rd, 2021

More than a third (34.3%) of FTSE 350 board positions are now held by women, with the number of women on boards increasing by 50% over the last 5 years, data released today (Wednesday 24 February) shows, representing a dramatic shift in representation at the very highest levels of British business. The data has been […]

Challenges as we emerge from lockdown
March 1st, 2021

There is no guarantee that the heady mix of vaccination and easing of lockdown will contain the spread of COVID-19. However, based on government predictions, they are willing to start the process of easing lockdown restrictions. The relaxation of restrictions will depend on four tests. They are: The vaccine deployment programme continues successfully. Evidence shows […]

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