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Summer Statement 8 July 2020


The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak continued with his campaign to support the business and jobs community today, 8 July 2020, as firms engage with the disrup... Read More >>
Which businesses can reopen 4th July 2020


As the town of Leicester demonstrates, the recent announcement that many businesses would be able to reopen since 4 July 2020, depends on local condit... Read More >>
What happens if VAT rates are changed


A number of EU countries have reduced VAT rates in an attempt to stimulate the economy: if VAT rates fall, prices should fall encouraging consumers to... Read More >>
Tax Diary July/August 2020


1 July 2020 – Due date for corporation tax due for the year ended 30 September 2019. 6 July 2020 – Complete and submit forms P11D return o... Read More >>
New support for High Street


A package of support to help high streets to get back on their feet was launched 12 June 2020. This announcement was made just days before shops were ... Read More >>
Brexit – no extension to transition period


It is now confirmed that the UK will neither accept nor seek any extension to the Transition Period. From 1 January 2020, the UK will have the autonom... Read More >>
Parents returning from paternity or maternal leave


One aspect of the 1 July changes to the CJRS was the closing date to new entrants was set as 30 June 2020. This disadvantaged parents who had been on ... Read More >>
Unwinding furlough


Last month we commented on the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) that commenced at the beginning of this month (1 July 2020). Now... Read More >>
Lock-down independence day 4th July 2020


The changes to lock-down announced by the Prime Minister last week are summarised below. Most are effective from 4th July 2020. Pubs, restaurants and ... Read More >>
Option to defer VAT payments ends this month


One of the government’s schemes to assist VAT registered businesses with their cashflow during the current COVID disruption was the deferral of VAT ... Read More >>

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