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Targeted help for employers and employees welcome - but will it be enough?

12.10.2020
James Shipp
COVID-19, News
2 min read

Rishi Sunak’s announcement of targeted support for businesses forced to close because of Covid-19 are welcome, but there are many unanswered questions, says James Shipp of Lovewell Blake.

Job support scheme expansion

12.10.2020
Dominic Smith
COVID-19, News
4 min read

What is it?

The initial Job Support Scheme (JSS) was designed to help protect jobs that are viable during the pandemic, but where there is not enough work to keep someone employed for 100% of the time.

HMRC launches online payment support service for Self-Assessment taxpayers

02.10.2020
Shaun Davison
Tax, COVID-19
2 min read

Following the Chancellor’s, Rishi Sunak, Winter Economy Plan announcement, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have unveiled their online payment support service, with the aim to help up to 11 million Self-Assessment taxpayers spread the cost of their tax payments.

Charity meetings - changes to the law on the number of people who can meet

30.09.2020
Stef Smith
Charities, COVID-19
1 min read

The government has introduced new rules which mean that from 14 September it is against the law to meet in groups of more than 6, either indoors or outdoors.

Ensuring a fair redundancy process

28.09.2020
Claire Moore
Human Resources, COVID-19
5 min read

Businesses may still find themselves in the position where there is no option but to make redundancies despite the Chancellor’s announcement on a further scheme to save jobs.

Job Support Scheme

25.09.2020
Dominic Smith
News, Payroll, Tax, COVID-19
6 min read

After much speculation, the Chancellor has announced a successor of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which will end on October 31. The new “Job Support Scheme” (JSS) will begin on 1 November 2020 and run for 6 months, until April 2021.

Extensions to initial changes concerning VAT deferments

25.09.2020
Callum McCormack
VAT, COVID-19
1 min read

As part of the Government’s package of measures introduced to support businesses during the COVID-19 epidemic, the Chancellor has announced two extensions to initial changes concerning VAT deferments and the reduced rating of certain supplies.

Chancellor unveils emergency rescue plan to protect jobs

24.09.2020
Shaun Davison
News, Tax, Payroll, COVID-19
6 min read

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has unveiled his emergency COVID rescue plan to protect jobs and the UK economy.

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