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06 Apr 2020

Chancellor's business support packages for coronavirus pandemic

On 17 March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a package of support for the UK economy as it combats the COVID-19 pandemic.

06 Apr 2020

Chancellor unveils help for self-employed workers

On 26 March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a scheme to help self-employed workers who have been hit by the COVID-19 crisis.

06 Apr 2020

Regulators request delay in corporate reporting

Financial regulators have requested a moratorium on corporate financial reports for at least two weeks.

06 Apr 2020

HMRC urges businesses using VAT deferral to cancel direct debits

Businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and are seeking to make use of the VAT deferral have been urged to cancel their direct debits 'as soon as they can'.

06 Apr 2020

Get ready for 30-day returns and payments for residential property gains

Legislation has been enacted to change reporting obligations for residential property gains chargeable on UK resident individuals, trustees and personal representatives.

06 Apr 2020

New tests and new car benefit percentages

As part of its drive to encourage green motoring, the government has introduced a new emissions test, as well as new car benefit percentages.

06 Apr 2020

HMRC delays introduction of off-payroll rules to private sector

HMRC has delayed the introduction of off-payroll rules to the private sector as part of its measures to support businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.

06 Apr 2020

Rise in contactless card payment limit

From 1 April the spending limit for contactless card payments increased.

18 Mar 2020

COVID-19: measures for UK businesses

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has set out a package of temporary, targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through the period of disruption caused by COVID-19.

12 Mar 2020

Spring Budget 2020

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his first Budget on Wednesday 11 March 2020.

05 Mar 2020

Coronavirus measure: Statutory Sick Pay from day one

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced that employees will be entitled to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) from day one when self-isolating.

05 Mar 2020

Review confirms off-payroll working rules to go ahead from April 2020

The government has confirmed that reforms to off-payroll working rules for the private sector will go ahead from 6 April 2020.

05 Mar 2020

IFS calls for Chancellor to raise taxes in upcoming Budget

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has urged Chancellor Rishi Sunak to use the forthcoming Budget to raise taxes.

05 Mar 2020

Minimum Wage increases

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) are the legal minimum wage rates that must be paid to employees.

05 Mar 2020

Advisory fuel rates for company cars

New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which take effect from 1 March 2020.

05 Mar 2020

Don't forget to make tax efficient investments ahead of the tax year end

With the end of the tax year looming there is still time to save tax for 2019/20.

05 Mar 2020

Freeports

The government has launched a consultation on proposals to create up to ten freeports across the UK.

05 Mar 2020

Additional financial support for flooding victims

The government has pledged thousands of pounds in additional financial support for victims of the recent floods.

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