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Business Support and Grant

Business Support and Grant

The Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG) Businesses in the hospitality, tourism and leisure sector who have been required to close from 5 January 2021 onwards, or between 5 November and 2...

National Minimum Wage changes from 1 April 2021

National Minimum Wage changes from 1 April 2021

You must pay employees at least the statutory minimum wage, either the National Living Wage (NLW) or the National Minimum Wage (NMW), depending on the employee’s age. From 1 April 2021, the age...

Budget 2021 Highlights

Budget 2021 Highlights

Here are key highlights from the 2021 Budget announcement by the Chancellor Income Tax thresholds freeze after April. The tax-free personal allowance will rise from £12,500 to £12,570 in April 2021...

File your tax return by 28 February

File your tax return by 28 February

The normal deadline for filing the 2019/20 tax return is 31 January 2021. However, HMRC announced in a press release issued on 25 January 2021 that they would not issue a late filing penalty as long...

New COVID-19 grants for closed businesses

New COVID-19 grants for closed businesses

England went into the third national lockdown on 5 January 2021. To help business affected, the Chancellor unveiled a £4.6 billion package to help businesses forced to close. The grants are in...

P11D and P11D(b) Filing and Payment Deadlines

P11D and P11D(b) Filing and Payment Deadlines

You need to tell HM Revenue & Customs about any Class 1A National Insurance contributions (NICs) that you owe for the tax year ending 5 April 2019 and send any P11D forms by 6 July. Failure to...

Budget Summary – March 2024

Budget Summary – March 2024

Budget Summary – March 2024 The Chancellors headline measure was the cut to National Insurance rates, following a similar cut already announced in November 2023. Child benefit rules are also to be...

File your tax return by 28 February

File your tax return by 28 February

The normal deadline for filing the 2019/20 tax return is 31 January 2021. However, HMRC announced in a press release issued on 25 January 2021 that they would not issue a late filing penalty as long...

SEISS grant 5

SEISS grant 5

Claims for the fifth grant under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) opened from late July and cover the period from May 2021 to September 2021. However, unlike previous grants, the...

Recovery Loan Scheme

Recovery Loan Scheme

The Recovery Loan Scheme is designed to provide access to finance in order to support businesses as they recover from the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although, as the borrower, you...