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Health and Social Care Tax: How Much Extra Will You Pay?

On September 7th, 2021, the Government announced a rise in National Insurance and Dividend tax rates to help fund social care in England, and to help the NHS recover post-pandemic. National Insurance Contributions (NIC’s) How much are National Insurance Contributions going to increase by? From 6 April 2022 to 5 April 2023, National Insurance contributions…Read More

Help to Grow Scheme: SME Grants for Digital Tech Now Available

Help to Grow: Digital Help to Grow: Digital is a new UK-wide scheme to help small and medium size businesses (SMEs) adopt digital technologies that are proven to increase their productivity. The scheme will offer SMEs free and impartial advice on how technology can help their business. An online platform will help them to: identify their digital…Read More

How to Change your Accountant in One Step

After 27 years of serving businesses, here’s the most common reasons people leave their current accountants: ‘I never hear from my accountant and don’t feel we have a relationship’ ‘My accountant isn’t proactive in finding tax-saving opportunities, funding or additional support for me’ ‘My accountant doesn’t make the effort to explain jargon to me’ ‘My…Read More

Free service available to manage your business’s risk of a cyber attack

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Early Warning System helps organisations investigate cyber-attacks on their network by notifying them of malicious activity that has been detected in information feeds. This is a free NCSC service designed to inform your organisation of potential cyber-attacks on your network, as soon as possible. The service uses a variety…Read More

How to Claim Your SEISS Grant: Our Guide

If you’re self-employed or a member of a partnership and you have been negatively impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19), read our guide to how you can use the ‘Self Employment Income Support’ scheme to claim a grant. You can firstly check if you’re eligible for the SEISS Grant, then see how you could be supported with…Read More

Business Updates: New Mentor Programme Launched for UK Farmers

Welcome to our round up of the latest business and Covid-19 news for our clients. Please contact us if you want to talk about how these updates affect your business. We are here to support you! New mentor scheme launched to boost UK food exporters A new mentorship programme to help UK farmers and food…Read More

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from July

The UK Government will continue to pay 80% of your furloughed employees’ usual wages for the hours not worked, up to a cap of £2,500 per month, to the end of June. In July, CJRS grants will cover 70% of employees’ usual wages for the hours not worked, up to a cap of £2,187.50. In…Read More

HMRC Employer Bulletin and Latest Coronavirus Updates: June 2021

Welcome to our latest business support updates, including: The HMRC employer bulletin The latest economic news What restrictions changed yesterday in light of the continuation of phase 3 Coronavirus business support updates The HMRC Employer Bulletin HMRC publishes the Employer Bulletin 6 times a year, giving employers and agents the latest information on topics and issues that…Read More

‘Breathing Space’ Scheme Launched to Support People in Debt

New scheme to give people in problem debt breathing space launched Hundreds of thousands of people struggling with debt problems will be supported through a new debt respite scheme that was announced 4 May 2021. Around 700,000 people struggling with problem debt to benefit from Breathing Space this year as the scheme will give those…Read More

Fourth Self Employment Income Support Grant Now Available

This week, EY item Club has improved its estimate of the UK’s economic performance in 2021 – and forecasts a rebound in growth over the next two years and predicts a return to growth for summer 2021 with GDP to rise by 5% in 2021 and 6.5% in 2022. See: How the UK economy can…Read More

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