A round up of our latest blogs, commentary or office news. Get in touch if you need more details on any of the topics covered.
The end of the transition period brings changes to the procedures for importing goods into the UK from the EU, regardless of any trade deals or no deal.
Against the backdrop of a scientific briefing this morning, the Prime Minister announces the three tier Covid alert system.
An outline of the expanded Job Support Scheme and enhanced local lockdown grants announced by the Chancellor today – 9 October.
More details on the Job Retention Bonus. Find out which employers can claim it, which employees they can claim for and how to prepare for the claim.
Bates Weston Tax welcome Liz Pepper to our growing tax advisory team. Major decisions, especially for owner managers, have far reaching impacts. Our job is to help them take the big decisions with confidence. Recognised by Tolleys’ for our work with OMBs, we offer rounded practical tax advice.
Looking for the positives in the Winter Economy Plan and preparatory steps for the end of the Brexit transition period 31 December 2020.
The Chancellor has outlined his plans to protect the jobs and livelihoods of millions, as the country continues to try and manage the virus. Here is our summary.
A summary of the 5 additional Covid-19 restrictions announced by the Prime Minister today.
HMRC has begun writing to all VAT registered businesses currently trading with the EU, to explain the steps they need to take to prepare for the new trade arrangements from 1 January 2021.
Government has announced that businesses in England required to shut because of local lockdown interventions will now be able to claim a grant of up to £1,500 per property every three weeks.
Against a backdrop of rising Covid infections and a reduction in government support, will SMEs be able to survive cashflow pressures and Covid debt burdens? Much needed help may be on the way as the CBI and financial services sector call for change.
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.
Exit date, sale to a third party, MBO, family successor, shareholder buyout – has your business exit planning been affected by Covid-19? As a business owner, your decisions have far reaching consequences for you and your dependents. Take them after exploring your options fully with professional tax advisors.
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