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Job Retention Bonus policy paper published

6/08/2020

The government has published further guidance on how the forthcoming Job Retention Bonus Scheme will

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£50m extra funding for Customs Intermediary Grant Scheme

5/08/2020

Over the past few months, HMRC has unveiled a package of measures to accelerate the growth of the

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£20m in new grants for small businesses

5/08/2020

£20 million worth of new government grants have been released to help small and medium sized

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Advice for early years sector

5/08/2020

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched a COVID-19 taskforce back in March 2020 to

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Renewing your MOT

5/08/2020

Vehicle owners with a MOT expiry date between 30 March 2020 and 31 July 2020 were given a 6 month

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Government u-turn on lockdown changes

5/08/2020

Lockdown changes - in England - that were due to come into effect on 1 August 2020, have been

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State Aid rules relaxed for CBILS loans

5/08/2020

The government has announced that more small businesses will benefit from the Coronavirus Business

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Intellectual Property Office service update

5/08/2020

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has ended its 'interrupted days' provisions and is

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More support for film and other creative industries

5/08/2020

A new £500 million scheme to kickstart film and television production struggling to secure

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Breaking even

5/08/2020

There are businesses that have benefitted from the current COVID disruption. Particularly, those

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Beyond furlough

3/08/2020

Unless the Chancellor comes up with replacement funding for the furlough scheme, and there is no

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New redundancy protections for furloughed employees

30/07/2020

The government has unveiled an important new law that will protect furloughed workers who are made

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Changes to tax treatment of termination payments

30/07/2020

The government has published draft clauses for insertion into a new Finance Bill 2020-21, to be

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How elastic is demand for your products?

29/07/2020

Many will remember the empty shelves in supermarkets when lock-down commenced March 2020. In

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£50 bike repair voucher scheme launched

29/07/2020

The government has launched a new scheme - open to anyone in England - with a bike in need of

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Business rates review

28/07/2020

The government has confirmed that the next business rates revaluation in England will be postponed

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Beware £5,000 company fine

28/07/2020

As well as filing accounts with Companies House, there is an important requirement to check that the

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Customs declarations for exporters of goods from 1 January 2021

28/07/2020

The Brexit transition period is due to end 31 December 2020. The UK and EU have agreed there will

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Are you due a tax refund?

28/07/2020

HMRC’s annual reconciliation of PAYE for the tax year 2019-20 is well under way. HMRC uses

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New measures to tackle promotion of tax avoidance

28/07/2020

HMRC has published a series of a consultations together with details of proposed legislative changes

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HMRC to gain new civil information powers

28/07/2020

A new measure that will provide HMRC with additional civil information powers is expected to take

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VAT option-to-tax changes extended

28/07/2020

To accommodate coronavirus disruption HMRC temporarily changed the time limit from 30 to 90 days for

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What are the maximum weekly working hours?

28/07/2020

There are working time limits that state the legal maximum weekly working hours that a person has to

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Why do customers buy from you?

28/07/2020

This may seem to be an odd question. They buy because you offer what they want at the right

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