Make sure the only thing scary about this Halloween are the trick or treaters! This Halloween, 31st October 2020, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will come to an end.  We summarise what we know so far about the Job Support Scheme which takes its place from the...
UK Government Start A Ban on Plastic Straws, Stirrers and Cotton Buds

UK Government Start A Ban on Plastic Straws, Stirrers and Cotton Buds

The ban on supplying plastic straws and stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds has come into force in England today (Thursday 1 October), marking yet another major step in the Government’s fight against single-use plastic waste to protect our environment and clean...
Update to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Update to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

On 29 May, the Chancellor announced further details regarding the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The intention is now for the scheme to end on 31 October 2020, with changes being introduced from 1 July 2020 to allow more flexibility and from...
July income tax deferral option

July income tax deferral option

As we approach July, it’s a good time to consider the Income Tax deferral option which was announced as part of the government’s Coronavirus support measures. The deferral option allows the second payment on account for the 2019/20 tax year, which is normally due for...