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The furlough cliff edge


Unless government has a change of heart the present furlough scheme will close 30 September 2021. Businesses that have depended on this grant to hold ... Read More >>
Government acknowledges HGV driver shortage


In an open letter to the UK logistics sector, the Government has announced an urgent initiative to resolve the mounting shortage of lorry drivers in t... Read More >>
Time to check Minimum Wage Rates?


HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has issued a statement urging students and other summer workers to check that they are being paid the correct National M... Read More >>
Claiming for work-related expenses


The tax office is now open for claims from employees that have incurred work-related costs for the year to 5 April 2021 and have not been – and will... Read More >>
Is inflation something to be concerned about?


Inflation is a measure of how much the value of currency depreciates each year. For example, if prices for a loaf of bread rise by 3% in a year, you w... Read More >>
Is July 19th freedom-day?


Next week, many of the present lockdown regulations in England are being relaxed. But cautionary guidance has also been published. It recommends: Meet... Read More >>
Business rates overall for England


One of the largest fixed costs associated with business premises are rates payments to local authorities. The present system for reviewing rates in En... Read More >>
Furlough support changed 1 July 2021


Employers will need to start contributing to work not done by furloughed employees from 1 July 2021. The update from HMRC is reproduced below: From 1 ... Read More >>
Tax Diary July/August 2021


1 July 2021 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 30 September 2020. 6 July 2021 – Complete and submit forms P11D return o... Read More >>
Taking goods abroad to sell?


You must declare goods that you take with you to sell outside the UK – for example if they are in your baggage or in a private vehicle. There is... Read More >>

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