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The Office for National Statistics has announced its latest experimental data on the economy which shows nearly half (48%) of currently trading businesses reported that their turnover had decreased below what is normally expected for this time of year. This is not a surprise given...

The government guidance explains how employers and businesses can support NHS Test and Trace and play their part to slow the spread of the virus, protect the health and the care system....

On 5 November the Chancellor announced increased financial support and made policy announcements summarised below, full details can be found on the economic support factsheet. MORTGAGE AND LOAN PAYMENT HOLIDAYS Mortgage payment holidays will no longer end 31 October. Borrowers who have been impacted by coronavirus and...

The Government has issued Information on the new national restrictions, including what they mean for working from home and business closures and the financial support available. The guidance covers: Stay at home Staying safe outside the home (Social Distancing) Meeting with family and friends Businesses and...

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Approximately 11 million self-assessment taxpayers will be able to benefit from a separate additional 12-month extension from HMRC on the “Time to Pay” self-service facility, meaning payments deferred from July 2020, and those due in January 2021, will now not need to be paid until...

  People will be required by law to self-isolate from 28 September, supported by payment of £500 for those on lower incomes who cannot work from home and have lost income as a result. New fines for those breaching self-isolation rules will start at £1,000 –...

  The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.   Funding will cover for each job placement:   100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a...

Up to half a million businesses who deferred their VAT bills will be given more breathing space through the New Payment Scheme, which gives them the option to pay back in smaller instalments. Rather than paying a lump sum in full at the end March...

Today Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new job scheme starting 1 November 2020 to replace the current Job retention (“furlough”) scheme which ends 31 October 2020.   All small and medium-sized businesses are eligible, larger businesses must show their turnover has fallen during the pandemic. Employers can...