Coronavirus testing guidance for employers

The government has published detailed new guidance for employers on the regulations and legal obligations relating to running internal workplace ...
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Free domestic abuse advice line for employers

A new advice line for employers who are supporting employees experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse has been launched ...
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The private pensions’ annual allowance

The annual allowance for tax relief on pensions has been fixed at £40,000 since 6 April 2014. The annual allowance ...
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Carry Corporation Tax losses back

Corporation Tax relief may be available where your company or organisation makes a trading loss. The loss may be used ...
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Relief for self-employed trading losses

There are a number of tax reliefs available for self-employed taxpayers that make a loss carrying on their trade, profession ...
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VAT on compensation payments

HMRC has published a new Revenue and Customs Brief on the VAT treatment of early termination fees and similar compensation ...
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Video-witnessed wills

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed that video witnessed wills in England and Wales will be made legal during ...
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Working from home tax claim

If you do not receive compensation from your employer you can still claim tax relief for some expenses that result ...
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Companies with a 31 December year end

For companies with taxable profits of up to £1.5 million the payment of any Corporation Tax is due 9 months ...
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Furlough Scheme changes September 2020

As our readers will no doubt be aware, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is closing on 31 October 2020 ...
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Green Homes Grants

A reminder that home owners and landlords can now access funding to help pay for the cost of energy saving ...
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Cars – it’s all online

If you have access to the internet there are a bewildering number of online resources that you can access to ...
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New grants for businesses affected by local lockdowns

New grant support was announced 9 September that offers businesses in areas subject to a local lockdown a measure of ...
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VAT – partial exemption defined

A business that incurs expenditure on taxable and exempt business activities is partially exempt for VAT purposes. This means that ...
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Nominating a principal private residence

There is usually no Capital Gains Tax (CGT) due on a property which has been used solely as the main ...
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Taxation of grants

A wide variety of grants or subsidies are available to businesses and can be received in addition to the ordinary ...
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Time to Pay

Back in March 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic was just starting the government announced new emergency measures to help those ...
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Fast-tracking passport applications

Due to coronavirus disruption, it is currently taking up to six weeks to renew or replace a passport online. It ...
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Companies House has new bank account

Companies House has announced that they have new bank details effective from 1 September 2020. This is due to a ...
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Kickstart program opens in Wales

Under the new £2 billion Kickstart scheme, employers will be able to offer young people on Universal Credit and at ...
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English plastic bag charge to double

The single-use carrier bag charge came into effect in England on 5 October 2015. This introduced a minimum charge of ...
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Which video conferencing software?

The process of choosing a video conference solution for your practice can be a little hit and miss due to ...
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Witnessing wills remotely

A statutory instrument will be issued September 2020 that will legitimise the witnessing of wills by video conferencing methods. This ...
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Refunds – guidance or law?

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently published further detail on its views on the law in relation to cancellations ...
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