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Statutory redundancy pay and furloughed employees

Statutory redundancy pay and furloughed employees As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme draws to a close, employers may face the difficult decision to make some employees redundant. Legislation was introduced at the end of July to protect furloughed employees....

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Reduced rate of VAT for hospitality and leisure

Reduced rate of VAT for hospitality and leisure The hospitality and leisure industries have been severely affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. To help businesses in these sectors to get back on their feet, a reduced rate of VAT of 5% rather than the standard rate ...

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Claiming the second grant under the SEISS

Claiming the second grant under the SEISS Claims for the second grant under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) can be made from 17 August 2020 onwards. Who can claim? A self-employed individual or member of a part...

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Bonus for retaining staff when CJRS comes to an end

Bonus for retaining staff when CJRS comes to an end The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has provided a lifeline to millions of employees and their employers during the Covid-19 pandemic.  As at 19 July 2020, 9.5 million employees had been furloughed by 1.2 million...

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Tax implications of Covid-19 support payments

Tax implications of Covid-19 support payments Various support payments have been made available to individuals and businesses to help mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Are the payments taxable and how should they be treated? Payme...

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Flexible furloughing

Flexible furloughing As far as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is concerned, it is all change from 1 July 2020. From that date, employees can be flexibly furloughed allowing furloughed employees to return to work part time and be furl...

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Making tax-free payments to employees working from home

Making tax-free payments to employees working from home As a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many workers have been forced into working from home. While working from home saves the costs of commuting to the workplace and perhaps allows workers to adopt a mor...

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Financial Support – Update – 23 March 2020

Financial Support - Update – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis Further to our financial support summary on Friday, we have been looking at each of the announcements in more detail over the weekend, with more information available on who is entitled to apply for the various support ...

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Financial Support Information – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis – 20 March 2020

FINANCIAL SUPPORT INFORMATION – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CRISIS In order to support our clients in the current climate, and indeed provide advice to other businesses out there, we have summarised below some of the financial support packages which have been...

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COVID-19 Health Crisis

COVID-19 Health Crisis In the interests of the safety and wellbeing of our staff, clients, and their families, our staff will be working remotely rather than from the office, and will not attend client sites, until further notice. We will also avoid holding physical meetin...

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