Kickstart leaves SMEs confused

Kickstart leaves SMEs confused

Outline of the Kickstart scheme, eligibility criteria and links to DWP contacts for employers who wish to take part following initial concerns that those offering less than 30 placements could not access information.

Capital Gains Tax Review – is an increase on the way?

Capital Gains Tax Review – is an increase on the way?

Craig Simpson, Tax Partner at Bates Weston considers whether an increase in Capital Gains Tax is on the way, following the Chancellor’s request for a review of Capital Gains Tax in a letter to the Office for Tax Simplification.

Cut in VAT rate for leisure and tourism sectors

Cut in VAT rate for leisure and tourism sectors

As part of the government’s approach to support economic recovery, the Chancellor announced a temporary cut in the rate of VAT, from 20% to 5%, from the 15 July 2020 to 12 January 2021 for the leisure and tourism sectors.

The Chancellor explains his plan for jobs

The Chancellor explains his plan for jobs

A summary of the Chancellor’s plan for jobs – including Job Retention Bonus, Kickstart Scheme, Green Homes Grant, Stamp Duty Land Tax , VAT for hospitality & tourism sector and “Eat Out to Help Out”.