HM Revenue & Customs publishes further details of the Job Support Scheme - 20/10/2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published further details of the Job Support Scheme (JSS), announced by the Chancellor during his Winter Economy Statement in Parliament on 24 September.


Annual Investment Allowance – Time is running out - 20/10/2020

Since 1 January 2019, the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) for capital allowances has been £1 million – helping businesses to invest tax efficiently.


Accounting for mobile phone use - 20/10/2020

During the last few months, to assist workers with working from home, many businesses have supplied a work mobile phone, but how should they account for this benefit?


Time to prepare (once again) for the VAT reverse charge - 20/10/2020

In just a few months, more than 150,000 businesses connected to the construction industry will have to make a fundamental change to how they manage their VAT affairs.


Is the Government considering a National Living Wage freeze? - 0/10/2020

New reports have suggested that the Treasury may be considering postponing a planned increase to the National Living Wage (NLW) rates next year.


Companies House reforms to combat fraud and assist businesses - 20/10/2020

Companies House, the UK’s register of company information, is to be reformed under new plans designed to prevent fraud and money laundering.


Price of plastic bags in England to double to 10p - 20/10/2020

The price of plastic bags in larger retailers in England will double from 5p to 10p from April next year.


New Coronavirus regulations place self-isolation obligations on employers - 20/10/2020

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) Regulations 2020 came into effect on 28 September 2020 and place new obligations on employers in relation to self-isolation.


Latest SEISS grants introduce new qualifying conditions - 20/10/2020

As part of the Government’s plan to extend the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) for a further six months, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced new conditions that must be met.


Businesses may be entitled to insurance pay-out after important judgment - 20/10/2020

A new judgment at the High Court has clarified that policyholders denied business interruption (BI) insurance claims due to COVID-19 may be due compensation.


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