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CBI: Extend kickstart scheme by six months

17 Mar 21 The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called on the Government to extend the kickstart scheme deadline until June 2022. The kickstart

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HMRC publishes fourth SEISS grant details

5 Mar 21 HMRC has published details of the eligibility criteria for the fourth self-employment income support scheme (SEISS) grant, as announced in the Spring

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Spring Budget 2021: Business

3 Mar 21 COVID-19 support The furlough scheme will continue in its current form until 30 June 2021, ensuring furloughed workers continue to get up

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Spring Budget 2021: Personal

3 Mar 21 Personal tax thresholds frozen until 2026 In 2021/22, the personal allowance will rise to £12,570 and the higher-rate threshold to £50,270 –

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Spring Budget 2021: Reactions

3 Mar 21 COVID-19 financial support extended Jonathan Geldart, director-general of the Institute of Directors, said: “The extension to the furlough scheme will provide a

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Spring Budget 2021: Expectations

3 Mar 21 When Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivers his second Budget speech later today, the ongoing COVID-19 crisis engulfing the UK’s health and public finances

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HMRC waives 5% late payment penalty

23 Feb 21 HMRC has announced that self-assessment taxpayers will not be charged a 5% late payment penalty if they pay their tax or set

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CBI: Failure to extend COVID support will “stunt economic recovery”

11 Feb 21 The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned the Government that failure to act fast on COVID support will “stunt UK economic

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Govt. announces £1,000 cash boost to help firms take on trainees

2 Feb 21 The Government has announced employers can now apply for a £1,000 cash boost to encourage them to take on new trainees. The

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Extend furlough scheme to summer, warns BCC

1 Feb 21 The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has called on the Government to keep the coronavirus job retention scheme running into summer. The

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