PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

CJRS: How to Work Out 80% of Employees’ Wages, NI and Pension Contributions

Posted: 16 May 2020
HMRC updated their CJRS guidance. Learn how to work out 80% of your employees' wages, National Insurance contributions and pension contributions.
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Furlough Scheme Extended Until October

Posted: 13 May 2020
From August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.
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Final Details of Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme Unveiled

Posted: 21 April 2020
This scheme helps large businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to access loans of up to £25 million.
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4 Months to Respond to Trade Mark Examination Reports Now, Says IPO

Posted: 14 April 2020
Following the unprecedented disruption caused by Coronavirus and the closure of Intellectual Property Office (IPO) buildings, there are some alterations to the services the government agency is providing at present.
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Government Announces a New Scheme for Larger Companies

Posted: 3 April 2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has taken further action today to support firms affected by the coronavirus crisis by bolstering business interruption loans for small businesses and announcing a new scheme for larger companies.
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Employers to Claim for Temporary Leave Wage Costs for 3 Months

Posted: 26 March 2020
Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (“furlough”) due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Companies Given 3-Month Extension Period to File Accounts During COVID-19

Posted: 25 March 2020
Businesses will be given an additional 3 months to file accounts with Companies House to help companies avoid penalties as they deal with the impact of COVID-19.
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Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) Is Now Available Through Participating Lenders

Posted: 23 March 2020
The scheme will help smaller businesses withstand disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Best and Worst UK Banks Revealed - Which? Money

Posted: 7 March 2020
Which? recommended providers include First Direct, Starling Bank, Nationwide Building Society, and M&S Bank.
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Britain Leaves EU, Entering 11-Month Transition Period

Posted: 1 February 2020
The UK has entered the transition period due to last until 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK will remain in both the EU customs union and single market.
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Intellectual Property and the Transition Period

Posted: 31 January 2020
Information on trade marks, designs, patents, copyright, and exhaustion of IP rights during the transition period.
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EU Parliament Gives Final Approval to Brexit Deal

Posted: 29 January 2020
The European Parliament gave today its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for orderly Brexit to take place this Friday.
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How Could a UK Points-Based Immigration System Work?

Posted: 29 January 2020
Once the UK leaves the European Union (EU), a new immigration system will be introduced to replace the EU's freedom of movement rule.
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HMRC Secures £5 Billion from Multinational Companies Diverting Profits

Posted: 27 January 2020
The extra tax is due to reforms introduced in 2015 to tackle profit diversion.
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Businesses Receive HMRC Letters about UK-EU Trade Arrangements

Posted: 27 January 2020
HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world highlight actions necessary to take before the end of the transition period.
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