Tax Reliefs Available for Employees Working From Home

Tax Reliefs Available for Employees Working From Home

Richard Coombs, Tax partner at Bates Weston, considers the tax reliefs available for those working from home. “Whilst for some, working from home has been a regular part of working life for many years, for many the new enforced lockdown has meant that it is a...
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – FAQs

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – FAQs

Following current government guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) daily webinar clarified the following points: How much can employers claim? Firms can claim 80% of wages up to a maximum of £2,500 per...
Clearing your financial “To Do” list during lockdown

Clearing your financial “To Do” list during lockdown

Richard Coombs, Tax Partner at Bates Weston, suggests we use the time at home to clear our financial “to do” lists.  If you believe all of the people currently posting on social media about their plans for this period of lockdown, it seems that the...
Self-Employed Income Support Scheme announced

Self-Employed Income Support Scheme announced

Chancellor’s Announcement 26 March 2020 The Chancellor has announced the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme as part of the package of measures to support the economy. The new Self -Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will give a direct cash grant worth...