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Apprenticeship funding scheme unveiled

4 Aug 21 Businesses looking for workers can benefit from a new £7 million fund to create “new, flexible” apprenticeships, the Government announced on 3

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Reduced furlough support jeopardises jobs

2 Aug 21 Around one in five businesses are likely to make redundancies in response to changing furlough rules, according to the British Chambers of

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Simplified tax reporting for self-employed announced

21 Jul 21 The Government has announced reforms to the tax system to make it easier for small business and self-employed individuals filling out their

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Inflation rate sees fourth month of consecutive growth

14 Jul 21 Inflation rose by 2.4% in the 12 months to June 2021, the highest level in almost three years, after the easing of

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HMRC posts renewal reminder for tax credits claims

5 Jul 21 HMRC is reminding tax credits customers they have one month left to renew their tax credits claims ahead of the 31 July

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Employers start contributing to furlough payments

1 Jul 21 The furlough scheme has started to wind down as employers start shouldering more of the cost of furloughed employees’ wages. With around

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BEIS shares new online tool for working families

24 Jun 21 The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has released a new online tool to help expectant parents share time off in

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Research reveals increase in cryptoasset ownership

18 Jun 21 Research published by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) estimates that 2.3 million adults in the UK now hold cryptoassets, up from 1.9m

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Chancellor rejects pleas for furlough extension

15 Jun 21 Chancellor Rishi Sunak has rejected calls for an extension to the furlough scheme and business rates relief, despite COVID-19 restrictions extending by

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Furlough figures fall to their lowest levels this year

4 Jun 21 The Treasury has said that its plan to protect jobs during the pandemic “is working” as furlough numbers have fallen to their

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