Off-payroll working rule (IR35) changes from 6 April 2021

It now appears unlikely the government will further delay the introduction of the changes to the IR35/off-payroll working (OPW) legislation.

Tax Year End planning guide 2021

With the end of the tax year rapidly approaching, now is an ideal time to review your tax position and ensure that your finances are structured as efficiently as possible.

Tapering of pension annual allowance

In March last year, Rishi Sunak revealed the plans to raise the point at which tapering of the pension annual allowance kicks in from the 2020/21 tax year.

5 financial planning tips to consider before the tax year end

As we approach the final few months of the 2020/21 tax year, now is the time to consider your tax position and review your finances.

COVID-19: A new £4.6 billion support package for businesses

With a national lockdown predicted to continue until mid-February, the levels of uncertainty have risen for thousands of businesses across the UK.

COVID-19: Furlough scheme extended again through to April 2021

On 17 December 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a further extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

COVID-19: Furlough scheme extended until March 2021

On Thursday 5 November, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced an extension to the furlough scheme to support businesses across the United Kingdom.

Brexit: New VAT trading guidance between Great Britain and Northern Ireland

From 1 January 2021, as the Brexit transition period comes to an end, the EU VAT rules concerning the supply and movement of goods will not apply in Great Britain (GB) i.e. England, Wales and Scotland.

COVID-19: SEISS grant increased for the self-employed

Last updated: 5 November 2020

The Government is increasing its support to the self-employed over the winter months and making payments sooner than previously planned.

COVID-19: Furlough scheme extended and Job Support Scheme (JSS) postponed

On Saturday 31 October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a second national lockdown for England, with restaurants, gyms and non-essential shops set to close for four weeks from Thursday 5 November.

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