Businesses that are required to shut due to local lockdowns could be entitled to claim up to £1,500 in grant funding every three weeks for each premises that is closed. The new grant funding has been created to support those businesses that are adversely affected by local restrictions, which are being imposed in areas with […]
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has offered important financial support to thousands of businesses across the UK – but it is due to end this month.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is reportedly writing to 3,000 employers over claims they have made for grants from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The ICAEW Tax Faculty says that HMRC began issuing the letters at the end of August to businesses that are suspected of having claimed more than they were entitled to […]
Four in five UK small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are confident that they will recover from the Coronavirus pandemic, according to research by Starling Bank and the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The data indicates that 75 per cent of business owners are feeling more confident than they did in July as lockdown measures ease. While […]
The first Child Trust Funds (CTFs) are set to mature in September allowing those turning 18 to access their fund for the first time. CTFs were tax-free children’s savings account set up by the Government, which were available to those born between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011. Parents or guardians of a child […]
A new set of Advisory Fuel Rates for the next financial quarter are now in effect as of 1 September 2020. These rates apply to any employee who uses a company car. The rates can be used in circumstances where you are reimbursing employees for business travel in their company car or in requiring employees […]