Maximum loan under CLBILS increased to £200m

The scope of the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) is to be extended from 26 May 2020. The ...
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Coronavirus Future Fund launched

Last month, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced a number of measures to help innovative firms survive the Coronavirus pandemic. One ...
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Removing a home address from the public register

Company directors and other eligible people such as company secretaries, people with significant control (PSC) and LLP members can apply ...
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Changing a company’s year end date

There are special rules in place which limit the ability to change a company’s year-end date. A company’s year-end date ...
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Definition of trading profits for SEISS

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opened for applications on 13 May 2020. HMRC has confirmed that by midnight on ...
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Claiming tax relief on work-related expenses

Employees who need to buy substantial equipment to use as part of their employment may be able to claim tax ...
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Coronavirus insolvency and AGM measures

The insolvency measures to help prevent businesses unable to meet debts due to the impact of Coronavirus to continue trading ...
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Launch of SSP Rebate Scheme

Under the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme small-and medium-sized businesses and employers will be able to reclaim Statutory Sick ...
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Extension of vehicle MOT dates

A reminder that MOT expiry dates are being extended by 6 months for all MOTs due on or after 30 ...
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Upcoming bank holiday dates

We thought it would be useful to remind our readers of the upcoming bank holiday dates across England, Wales, Scotland ...
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Trade credit insurance guarantee

Trade credit insurance is a contract acquired by suppliers to make sure they get paid even if their customers default ...
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Guidance for employers on workplace testing

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published guidance for employers on workplace testing during the coronavirus pandemic. It covers the ...
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Working safely during coronavirus

The government has produced guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed in England understand how to work safely on ...
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Why use cloud accounting software?

For less than you would spend on tea milk and coffee each month, you can acquire the use of cloud-based ...
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Ring-fencing COVID losses

Most companies will have fairly healthy accounts up to the middle of March 2020 when the lock-down of activity to ...
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Self-employment Income Support Scheme launched

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opened for applications at 8am on 13 May 2020. The scheme will provide grants ...
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No VAT on supply of PPE

The government has introduced a zero-rate of VAT on the sale of personal protective equipment (PPE) for Covid-19. The temporary ...
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Businesses that must presently stay closed

Government guidance on businesses in England that must presently stay closed has been updated. The government is clear that failure ...
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Working from home tax breaks

HMRC has a useful guide for employers who have employees working from home due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This could ...
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Lost your job? What to do…

If you lost your job after 28 February 2020, your previous employer could have agreed to re-hire you and then ...
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