COVID-19 BUSINESS SUPPORT UPDATE
March 23, 2020

On Friday, the Chancellor went significantly further than in the history of this great county, with a series of unprecedented announcements in the Government’s support of businesses, employees and individuals.

The range of...

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The Latest Measures to Support Businesses
March 19, 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, outlined a raft of further measures to support the UK’s ailing businesses, those affected by the forbidding COVID-19 outbreak. The list that follows summarises his announcements in the order they were...

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Government support for small businesses if affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
March 19, 2020

There were a number of reliefs in the recent budget to support small business owners during the present Coronavirus outbreak. We have listed below some of the issues covered in a recent government news...

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Government support for individuals if affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
March 17, 2020

The government has published a number of measures to support individuals during the current Coronavirus outbreak. We have summarised below some of the issues covered in a recent post-budget press...

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Spring Budget 11 March 2020
March 12, 2020

In the face of Brexit uncertainties and the recent Coronavirus outbreak the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, was faced with falling economic indicators, the need to boost NHS services and was consequently limited in his options to spend on plans to...

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Self-employed v Employed
March 11, 2020

Many employed persons are drawn to the idea of running their own business. This short article sets out a few of the pros and cons of this change in status.

The advantages:

One of the major...

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How will the Chancellor address Coronavirus issues?
March 10, 2020

Most pundits agree that the growing disruption posed by the Coronavirus outbreak combined with continuing Brexit uncertainty – exactly what will our trading relationship with the EU be from January 2021 – are likely to have...

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Mis-selling of leasehold interests
March 5, 2020

The Competition and Marketing Authority has published information recently that points to evidence of potential mis-selling and unfair contract terms in the leasehold housing market.

Their press release is reproduced...

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30 days or else
March 3, 2020

We have reported earlier this year that from 6 April 2020, residential property sales that are subject to capital gains tax will need to be reported to HMRC within 30 days of the sale. Any CGT due will also need to be paid in this 30...

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Tax Diary March/April 2020
March 2, 2020

1 March 2020 - Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 May 2019.

2 March 2020 – Self assessment tax for 2019/19 paid after this date will incur a 5% surcharge.

19 March 2020 - PAYE and NIC deductions due for...

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