Business as usual – we’re operating remotely once again. During this time, please may we ask you visit the office for scheduled record drop off only.

Budget update spring 2021

Following the Chancellor’s Budget on Wednesday, we have updated our resource page for our spring newsletter. Focusing mainly on the budget. If you haven’t taken a look already, download now.…

Self Assessment Late Payment Penalties

Today HMRC has announced that Self Assessment customers will not be charged the initial 5% late payment penalty if they pay their tax or make a Time to Pay arrangement…

CJRS Update

Claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) are now open for pay periods in February ‌2021. Claims for January are now closed, but if you find you need to make…

How trading conditions affect eligibility for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

HMRC has updated its guidance to define what it means by reduced activity, capacity or demand or temporary closure and gives examples of how this could affect eligibility. Claims for…

Changes to the Kickstart Scheme grant

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16- to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit is changing. So far more than 120,000 jobs have been created and…

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until 30 April 2021

If you cannot maintain your workforce because your operations have been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), you can furlough employees and apply for a grant to cover a portion of their…

Self Assessment 2021 update

On 25 January HMRC announced that Self Assessment customers will not receive a late filing penalty for their late tax return if they file online by 28‌‌ ‌February. This easement…

Need to make changes to your December CJRS Claim? Do it today!

Claims under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) are currently open for pay periods in January‌‌ ‌2021. Claims for December are now closed, but if you find you need to…

Third SEISS grant deadline fast approaching

The deadline for claiming the third SEISS grant is fast approaching. If you are eligible, you must make your claim on or before 29‌‌‌ ‌January 2021. As with the first…

Extension to self assessment filing deadline

Today HMRC has announced that Self Assessment customers will not receive a penalty for filing their 2019-20 tax return late, as long as they file online by 28‌‌ ‌February. We are still…