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What to do if you have overclaimed from the CJRS

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HMRC have issued new guidance in respect of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).  You can find this by searching for ‘Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance’ on GOV‌‌.UK.  It includes guidance on what to do if you have overclaimed from the CJRS.  Here’s a summary: What to do if you have overclaimed from the CJRS […]

Flexible furlough for eligible employees

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Flexible furlough for eligible employees The Government recently announced changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  One of these changes was the introduction of flexible furlough for eligible employees from the 1st of‌‌ ‌July onwards. From the 1st of‌‌‌ ‌July, as an employer, you can claim a more flexible grant for any employee you have […]

Deferral of VAT payments

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As part of the Government’s support for businesses during COVID-19, HMRC introduced Deferral of VAT payments as an option for businesses if they were unable to pay on time, without incurring late payment interest or penalties. Payment of VAT falling due between 20‌‌ March and 30‌‌ June 2020 can be deferred until 31‌‌ March 2021. […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance

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New Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance HMRC have issued new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance.  You can find this by searching for ‘Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance’ on GOV‌‌.UK. What the new online guidance covers The guidance includes how: the scheme changes and key dates that you need to be aware of to claim, and […]

Extension of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

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Extension of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme The Chancellor has announced plans in relation to the extension of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) for those people whose trade continues to be, or is newly, adversely affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus). Eligible self-employed people will be able to claim a second and final SEISS grant in […]

Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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Extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) On Friday Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced more details about the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and I’ve outlined these below for you. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Chancellor has announced three changes to the job retention scheme: From 1‌‌ July 2020, the scheme will […]

Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) It’s nearly a month since the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) opened and many businesses will be preparing to make another claim in order to receive money by the end of May. To ensure you receive a payment by the end of May, you need to apply […]

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer recently announced Covid-19 support for the self-employed in the form of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). HMRC have now started contacting self-employed customers who they think could be eligible for the Scheme.  This is based on the information provided in 2018 to 2019 tax returns.  You can use this […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The online service to claim is now live The Chancellor of the Exchequer recently announced Covid-19 support for employers including the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).  This allows employers to claim 80% of the wages of their staff up to a maximum of £2,500 per employee if they can’t maintain their […]