Coronavirus

Home Working Tax Relief changes!

During the pandemic, HMRC changed the rules around the Home Working Tax Relief, and anyone working from home could claim. This has now changed again, and from 6th April 2022 employees should check their notice of coding and get it updated if the relief has been included and they are not required by their employer […]

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SEISS Grant Authorisation

As part of our set-up process for a new client, we always ensure HMRC have a record of our appointment as agents. This means we can speak to them regarding clients’ affairs should the need arise. Sadly, HMRC have decided this doesn’t include SEISS grants, and they cannot discuss them with us! Why not? The […]

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COVID-19 Business Grants – Now open!

As the Omicron restrictions were brought in late last year, an additional round of Local Authority grants was also announced. Central Bedfordshire Council have now announced that applications for these are now open. If you are not based in Central Beds, we’d recommend visiting the website for your Local Authority as they are also likely […]

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No Jab, no Sick Pay?

Ikea this week announced a significant change in their Sick Pay policy that may mean that unvaccinated staff who need to self isolate will no longer receive enhanced pay, and will instead receive Statutory Sick Pay. This decision has been made in response to staff shortages, but builds on the earlier ‘no jab, no job‘ […]

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New Coronavirus Business Support Grants

On Tuesday 21st December, the Government announced further funding for businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors most affected by the Omicron variant. As we explained then, these grants are being distributed through loan authorities, who need to organise their own processes before they can distribute funds. The Christmas closures are likely to have delayed […]

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Further COVID Support Announced

The Government has announced additional support measures as cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 surge. These are primarily aimed towards the Hospitality and Leisure industries, where businesses would traditionally be in the midst of their busiest trading period. Hospitality and Leisure Grants Around 200,000 businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors in England will […]

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Visit our Rebound Resources page for free tools & guidance to help your business Rebound from the pandemic.