March 4, 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...Read More...
March 3, 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...Read More...
March 1, 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.
February 25, 2021
In a landmark decision handed out by the Supreme Court last week, the respondents, Yaseen Aslam, James Farrer, Robert Dawson and others have had their claim upheld that they are “workers” and not self-employed drivers for Uber; as...Read More...
February 23, 2021
To qualify for the Self-Employed Support Scheme HMRC expects you to make an honest assessment about whether you reasonably believe your business will have a significant reduction in profits as well as meeting financial considerations based on...Read More...
February 18, 2021
Many employed persons will have spent a large chunk of the current tax year, 2020-21, working from home due to COVID restrictions. HMRC will accept a claim to cover any additional costs you may have incurred.
Must be required to...Read More...
February 16, 2021
The UK Pensions Act will bolster protections for savers and further the government’s green agenda by supporting progress towards net zero.
New powers to penalise errant bosses
The Act will strengthen...Read More...
February 11, 2021
The short-term outlook for UK businesses operating in sectors badly affected by the present COVID lock-down directives is not good.
Many cannot trade, many others are facing reduced turnover. Both will be struggling to maintain reserves...Read More...
February 10, 2021
The following announcement provides encouragement that a replacement for the EU State Aid process is in development. Details from a recent Government press release are set out below.
A new UK-wide system for providing more flexible and...Read More...
February 4, 2021
It is doubtful that HMRC will change the tax year end date. The current tax year will therefore come to an end on 5 April 2021.
Which means that tax-payers still have two months (February and March 2021) to take advantage of any tax...Read More...
- Spring Budget 2021 Summary - March 4, 2021
- Gender gap closing in UK board rooms - March 3, 2021
- Challenges as we emerge from lockdown - March 1, 2021
- Supreme Court determines Uber drivers are workers - February 25, 2021
- Do you qualify for the fourth SEISS grant? - February 23, 2021
- Tax claims if working from home - February 18, 2021
- UK Pensions Bill receives Royal Assent - February 16, 2021
- Prospects for 2021 - February 11, 2021