Fewer than two million employees now remain on furlough as record numbers return to the workplace, a major study has revealed. The research, published by HM Treasury, comes as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) draws to a close this September. According to the figures, just 1.9 million workers were on furlough at the end […]
Business groups have called on the Government to reopen the SME Brexit Support Fund after it was revealed that just a third of the grants available had been awarded. The £20 million initiative was launched this summer in response to Brexit to help up to 10,000 traders get to grips with new customs processes. But […]
The Future Fund: Breakthrough scheme will help innovative technology companies grow and bring new products to market in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Government has suggested. The report comes after the initiative opened to new applications last week. If your business is seeking investment, here’s what you need to know. What is the […]
A new advice hub will help disabled workers understand their employment rights and support employers in delivering them, it has been announced. The service comes after the launch of the National Disability Strategy, which aims to “remove barriers faced by disabled people in all aspects of their lives”. Developed in collaboration with the Department for […]
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reported that 150,000 UK businesses have not yet made arrangements to pay back deferred VAT payments, and therefore owe the department £2.7 billion. As of 30 June 2021, nine per cent of the total VAT deferred by businesses during the covid-19 pandemic were unaccounted for, reveals information released by HMRC […]
Export sales to EU customers have fallen by “record” levels in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed. But the report, published by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), suggest that export sales as a whole are rising as the nation edges towards recovery. The figures – based on the responses […]
By Ben Chernoff, Director at Davis Grant Many UK graduates have faced a tough couple of years as their courses are taken online and employment has dropped off.
By Neil Driver, Director at Davis Grant Non-resident landlords are, for the first time, having to get to grips with new rules regarding Corporation Tax that were introduced more than a year ago.
The NHS app has told so many supermarket workers to self-isolate that some stores are now considering reducing opening hours or closing altogether.