Dealing with VAT arrears

Dealing with VAT arrears

As part of the government response and financial support to businesses affected by COVID last year, VAT registered firms were allowed to defer payment of VAT falling due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020. When do you need to pay deferred VAT? Initially, the... read more
Time for a Business Health Check?

Time for a Business Health Check?

Happy New Year… We have just witnessed one of the most stressful years on record for disruption and uncertainty in our business affairs. And we are not out of the woods just yet. The first half of 2021 is likely to be more of the same until, and if, vaccines can... read more
Furlough Scheme extended

Furlough Scheme extended

The Chancellor made a number of surprise announcements, 17 December 2020. In what must be a response to the continuing resilience of coronavirus, he has extended the furlough scheme and the closing date for government backed loan applications. Details of the changes... read more
Making the most of extended retail hours

Making the most of extended retail hours

You have probably heard that retailers in England can extend opening hours in December and January to help you make the most of the festive shopping season. In the announcement government sources said: From Wednesday 2 December, as England returns to a system of... read more
Tax free benefits for Christmas

Tax free benefits for Christmas

If lock-down is relaxed over the Christmas holiday period, and we can celebrate with work colleagues, family and close friends, even if there are any residual restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, wouldn’t it be nice to know that some of the festive cheer was... read more