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SMEs can benefit from Covid sick pay rebates


As Covid cases continue to rise again, small businesses in particular are faced with the extra cost of sick pay as employees fall victim to the virus.

‘Pingdemic’ – an increase in self-isolating threatens supermarket sales


The NHS app has told so many supermarket workers to self-isolate that some stores are now considering reducing opening hours or closing altogether.

We welcome trio of new starters


This month, we have welcomed a trio of new starters to our ranks, all of whom will make an important contribution to delivering the best possible service to our clients. Yamma Hussain has joined the…

Freedom Day – What does it mean for businesses?


From 19 July the majority of the remaining Coronavirus pandemic restrictions will end in England, with a similar reduction of measures in Wales and Scotland. Commonly being referred to as Freedom Day, this final step…

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – the changes in 2021


On the 16th of June the Government announced that some of the temporary relief measures introduced under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) will be extended.

Coronavirus loan schemes relieved cash flow concerns for “millions” of British businesses, latest figures reveal


Businesses borrowed almost £80 billion in emergency loans and finance facilities throughout the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed.

HM Revenue & Customs opens 13,000 inquiries into potential Covid fraud


Tax investigators have opened nearly 13,000 probes into suspected fraud and other related breaches of the coronavirus support schemes.

Time to prepare for Corporation Tax changes


From April 2023, the Corporation Tax rate will rise for companies with profits of more than £50,000, following the Chancellor’s announcement at his Spring 2021 Budget. However, the new higher rate of Corporation Tax will…

Making Tax Digital for Income Tax – Get ready now!


The next big step in the Government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative is rapidly approaching. From 6 April 2023, MTD is expanding to include businesses and landlords with a combined total gross income over £10,000…