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Tax Free Childcare

HMRC are reminding working families about the government top-up payment, worth up to £500 every three months, for people using tax-free childcare accounts to pay for their childcare costs. Broadly, tax-free childcare allows parents or carers who have children aged up...

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Extended Furlough Scheme

For more details about the support for businesses announced yesterday see the government’s press release here. This is what we are aware of at the moment:  The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme or ‘Furlough’ as it has come to be known will be extended for another month...

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Self Assessment Enhanced Payment Plan

Self Assessment customers can now spread the cost of their tax bill into monthly payments by simply applying online. The online self-serve 'Time to Pay' service, has been increased to £30,000 for Self Assessment customers, to help ease any potential financial burden...

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Winter Economy Plan

This week the chancellor delivered his Winter Economy Plan to the nation. And whatever the colour of your politics, this was good news for small business owners. And many an accountant will be having a cheeky drink or 2 to celebrate the end of ‘Furlough’! In this...

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Marketing through a pandemic

We’ve had this dilemma in many businesses, so we are guessing it may be the same for you. You probably know the best way to survive a recession is to market your way out of the recession. (And we are now in a recession!) However, when to start that marketing?...

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Adjust Working Hours And Patterns

Whether it is staggering start and finish times to reduced prolonged contact time, introducing short term working due to reduced business needs or flexible working to enable employees to meet child care commitments, a number of employers are having to think...

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Re-Engaging With And Reintroducing Furloughed Employees

During this global pandemic approximately 7.5 million employees have been furloughed (more than 1 in 5 of the UK’s workforce) and, for many, this has been for a significant period of time. You may have even furloughed some of your own employees. For employees that...

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