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Treasury may consider temporary cut to VAT

15 Jun 20 Speculation is mounting that the UK could follow Germany by reducing the standard rate of VAT in next month’s emergency fiscal announcement.

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Tax and NICs warning for SEISS recipients

11 Jun 20Recipients of the self-employed income support grants may not realise they are taxable, a tax group has warned. The grants are worth up

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1 in 10 workers stop pension contributions

2 Jun 20 One in ten workers have stopped or reduced their pension contributions as a result of the coronavirus, according to a report. Scottish

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Fraud victims soar during the pandemic

27 May 20 Around one in five adults have either been a victim of a pension scam since COVID-19 hit the UK, or know someone

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Govt. extends mortgage break scheme until October

26 May 20 The Government has extended a scheme that enables homeowners affected by coronavirus to take mortgage payments holidays. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced in

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Coronavirus loans’ bill passes £22bn

20 May 20 UK businesses have claimed more than £22 billion in Government loans and guarantees to support their cashflow during the coronavirus crisis. That

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HMRC fields two million SEISS applications

19 May 20 More than two million people have applied for government grants through the self-employed income support scheme (SEISS). The scheme aims to support

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Relief as furlough scheme extends to October

13 May 20 Business groups have described their collective relief after the job retention scheme was extended until the end of October. Chancellor Rishi Sunak

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Self-employment Income Support Scheme

Self-employed people are being invited to start claiming government grants, which they could receive by the end of the month. As of this Monday (4

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Why are UK businesses still not benefiting from the full potential of R&D Tax Credits?

Across the U.K many businesses are still missing out on thousands of pounds they are entitled to by not submitting a Research and Development claim

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