Coronavirus

Universal Credits is not an area we generally advise clients on, however we are finding that some of our clients are falling into UC and the world of State Benefits as a result of the Pandemic. We have therefore put together this fact sheet to...

Written 26 March 2020   Help for the Self Employed   Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced measures to support the self-employed and partnerships. The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members of partnerships) whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. The scheme will provide a...

From today (25 March 2020), businesses will be able to apply for a 3-month extension for filing their accounts.   This joint initiative between the government and Companies House will mean businesses can prioritise managing the impact of Coronavirus.   As part of the agreed measures, while companies will...

PLEASE NOTE: NOTE THIS GUIDANCE IS STILL INCOMPLETE AND THE GOVERNMENT NEED TO ISSUE FURTHER BRIEFING NOTES ON THE DETAIL. We have added further guidance  on how to claim here  Introduction Under the coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers with a PAYE scheme will be able to...

The Government will support businesses by deferring Valued Added Tax (VAT) payments for 3 months. The deferral will apply for payments dates falling between 20 March 2020 to 30 June 2020. All UK businesses are eligible.   If businesses wish to take advantage of the deferral you MUST stop...

In light of the current business uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government have decided to delay the introduction of the off payroll working rules which were due to be introduced from 6 April 2020. The legislation is now expected to take effect from 6...

The Government are predicting that up to 20% of the workforce may be unable to work due to Coronavirus at any one time. It had already been announced that employees would be entitled to Statutory Sick Pay from day 1 not day 4. It was announced in...

UPDATED: 23 March 2020 16:15   As we are in unprecedented times and there are no doubts that business is going to be tough over the coming weeks / months. This is a guide to some support available to you as business owners at the moment, with links...