Covid Updates

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Our offices are closed, but the team are working hard to meet our clients needs during these uncertain times. We are here to help – contact us on 01384 880180, or feel free to email us and we will get back to you. Stay safe everyone.

The latest announcement from the Government extends the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to 31 March 2021 and postpones the Job Retention Bonus previously expected to be paid in February. To be eligible : The Employer doesn’t have to have used the CJRS scheme before The Employee doesn’t have to have been furloughed before – but … Continue reading

HMRC Scam Alert!

HMRC is aware of an automated phone call scam which will tell you HMRC is filing a lawsuit against you, and to press 1 to speak to a caseworker to make a payment. This is a scam and you should end the call immediately. This scam has been widely reported and often targets elderly and … Continue reading

As part of the new National Restrictions announcement the Coronavirus Job Support Scheme has been extended until December. The furlough grant will mirror the levels in August with the Government paying 80% of wages (up to a cap of £2,500) and the Employer paying the Employers’ National Insurance and Pension Contributions. Flexible furlough is also … Continue reading

The Government have announced further changes to the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme. For November 2020, you will be able to claim 80% of average monthly trading profits. December and January 2021 will still be at 40%, meaning the total claim for the 3 month period will be 55%. You will be able to apply from … Continue reading