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.
Chancellor announces an extension in the CJRS (furlough scheme) to the end of March 2021 and increases the self employment Income Support Scheme level of support grant from 55% to 80% of average monthly trading profits.
Level of income support available to the self-employed through the third SEISS (Self Employment Income Support Scheme) grant increased to 55% and claim date brought forward to 30 November.
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”.
Rishi Sunak is set to announce a £2bn Green Homes Grant to provide home efficiency upgrades which will save carbon and create jobs.
As sectors of the economy safely reopen under Covid-19 secure guidelines, here is a simple summary of the records you will need to keep for 21 days to help NHS Test and Trace combat the virus.
What can we expect from Rishi Sunak’s economic update on July 8? The CBI suggests he will focus on protecting and creating jobs.
In the third in our series of company tax planning articles, Cassandra Graham, Senior Tax Manager at Bates Weston looks at the use of merger, demerger and reorganisation as a tax planning tool.
The £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund announced yesterday will help charities and environmental organisations start work on projects across England to restore nature and tackle climate change.
From 30 June, more start ups and innovative firms will be able to apply for investment from the government’s Future Fund.
Amendments to the Finance Bill include treating coronavirus payments as taxable income, not disadvantaging those who came out of retirement or usually work abroad to help in the pandemic, treating Covid-19 as an exceptional circumstance for higher rate SDLT reclaims and encouraging Future Fund investors.
Simplified licensing process for outdoor seating for pubs, restaurants and cafes will allow them to use car parks and terraces as dining and drinking areas, under their existing seating licenses.
Which business sectors can reopen under Covid-19 Secure conditions from 4 July and if you can’t observe 2m social distancing, what 1m+ means.
The Government has published a code of practice for the commercial property sector, creating best practice for negotiating affordable mutually beneficial rental agreements. It was drawn up with the support of leading representative bodies from the sector.
Company tax planning is vital when choosing a business structure. Cassandra Graham, looks at the options as part of our 8 part company tax planning survival guide.