The Covid pandemic has been tough on many businesses; one of the consequences of the economic turmoil of the past 12 months has been a significant increase in the number of new businesses starting up.
The government has cut the Plug-in Car Grant and Van & Truck Grant by £500 and lowered the pricing cap on qualifying electric vehicles.
The details of the Finance Bill 2021 have been published by the government.
New company car advisory fuel rates have been published and took effect from 1 March 2021.
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech he stated his Budget ‘meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people’.
Uber case should be ‘wake-up call’ for businesses using independent contractors, says leading HR expert
Businesses which use independent contractors as part of their workforce need to conduct an urgent review of whether those contractors should be regarded as employed workers, following a landmark Supreme Court judgement last week, according to a leading East Anglian HR expert.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the government to provide more financial assistance to businesses affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ahead of the Budget on 3 March 2021.
HMRC has published the names of 139 named companies that failed to pay minimum wages amounting to £6.7 million to over 95,000 workers.