HMRC have recently published a press release entitled “Just 100 days left for Self -Assessment”. Before readers make the obvious connection, that this heralds the end of tax returns in the UK, it is purely a reminder that 2019-20 Self-Assessment returns need to be filed by 31 January 2021. Gathering together the information to complete…Read more
The Job Support Scheme options – open and closed
The revised Job Support Scheme (JSS) announced in the last few days comes in two varieties: Open and Closed. JSS Open Businesses in Tier 2 areas, that suffer the restrictions to sociability rules, never-the-less are not required to close. This is an insidious outcome for these traders, particularly those in the hospitality sector, as they…Read more
Export Growth Plan to help businesses
A package of measures to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic was recently announced by the Government. The Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Export Growth Plan provides additional financial support and expertise, some of which is targeted towards specific regions that are most in need. The plan includes a £38 million…Read more
Planning a new business?
If you are starting to give serious consideration to setting up your own business one of the issues you will need to consider is the type of business structure that best fits your planned business activity. How risky is your business? All business activity involves a certain degree of risk. Many of these risks can…Read more