More time to pay back deferred VAT and tax

At the start of the pandemic, VAT registered businesses were given the option of deferring payment of any VAT that fell due in the period from 20 March 2020 to 30 June 2020. Self-assessment taxpayers were also given the option of delaying their second payment on account for 2019/20,...

SEISS extended again

The Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) was launched to provide help for self-employed people whose businesses were adversely affected by Coronavirus. The second payment under the scheme, which was payable from mid-August, was due to be the final payment under the scheme. However, as cases continue to rise and...

Latest measures to support jobs

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that England would enter a national lockdown from 5 November 2020 to 2 December 2020, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which was due to come to an end on 31 October 2020, has been extended for a month and will continue to be available...

Maintaining your NIC contributions record during Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that many people will suffer a reduction in income in 2020/21. Not all individuals are eligible for support under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme or the Self-Employment Income Support scheme, and those who are eligible for the grants will not generally receive their full...

SEISS: Self Employed Can Benefit From Second Stage Grant

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 partnership who meets the eligibility criteria and whose business has been adversely affected by Coronavirus...

CJRS Update

What you need to do from 1 September: From 1 September CJRS will pay 70% of usual wages up to a cap of £2,187.50 per month for the hours furloughed employees do not work. You will still need to pay your furloughed employees at least 80% of their usual...

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