The UK Government have announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as furlough) will remain at the current level of 80% of usual wages for the hours not worked, and will be extended until the end of April 2021.
HMRC has announced that they will publish some of the employers furlough claim information on gov.uk from December 2020. As part of HMRC’s commitment to transparency and to deter fraudulent claims, they will publish information about employers who claim for December onwards on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The following information will be published on Read more about HMRC will publish some of the employer’s claim information[…]
We wanted to remind you that applications are now open for the third SEISS grant to support self-employed people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). The rules on who is eligible to claim are different to those for the previous SEISS grants. However, a Self Assessment tax return for the tax year 2018 to 2019 showing self-employment income (unless one Read more about Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) third grant: Applications now open[…]
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended for a month with employees receiving 80% of their current salary for hours not worked and further economic support announced. Businesses will have flexibility to bring furloughed employees back to work on a part time basis or furlough them full-time, and will only be asked to cover Read more about Furlough Scheme Extended[…]
It was announced on Thursday, 22 October 2020, that the previously announced Job Support scheme will be available as 2 options, Job Support Open scheme and Job support scheme closed. When does the scheme start Both schemes will start on 1 November 2020. Who is eligible To be eligible, employers must: be enrolled for PAYE online Read more about Amendments to Job Support Scheme[…]
You will be able to claim a one-off payment of £1,000 for every eligible employee you furloughed and claimed for through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and kept continuously employed until at least 31 January 2021. Employers do not have to pay this money to their employees. Who can claim You can claim the Read more about Job Retention Bonus[…]
The government announced (on 9 October) an expansion of the Job Support Scheme, to provide temporary support to businesses whose premises have been legally required to close as a direct result of coronavirus restrictions. Under this expansion, affected businesses will receive grants towards the wages of employees who have been instructed to and cease work. Read more about Expansion of Job Support Scheme[…]
The government recently announced the Job Support Scheme (JSS) to protect jobs where businesses remain open but are facing lower demand over the winter months due to COVID-19. Under Job Support Scheme the government will contribute towards the wages of employees if they are working fewer than normal hours due to decreased demand. Employers will Read more about Job Support Scheme[…]
Temporary easement measures taken in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) have been kept under monthly review, by Companies House, but from today (10 October) the measure to suspend compulsory strike off action will be lifted. This means they will resume the process to remove a company from the register if there’s reasonable cause to believe it’s Read more about Companies House to resume compulsory strike off process[…]
The government has extended the temporary reduced rate of VAT (5%) to tourist attractions and goods and services supplied by the hospitality sector. This relief came into effect on 15 July 2020 and will now end on 31 March 2021 across the UK.