HMRC write off £4.3bn in Covid payments lost to fraud

HMRC write off £4.3bn in Covid payments lost to fraud

HMRC are expecting to recover £1 of every £4 stolen from the public purse by fraudsters during the pandemic. In figures published last week a total of £4.3 billion has been written off. This represents c74% of the total £5.8 billion that was stolen from its emergency...
Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure

Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure

Autumn Budget 2021 – Budget Brochure The Chancellors autumn budget was released on Wednesday 27 October 2021. Whilst a lot of the budget was known before the official announcement there was a lot more detail released on the day. It remains to be seen how the country...
End of the road for Furlough

End of the road for Furlough

As we reach the final days of September, we prepare for the closure of the ground breaking Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). The one-of-a-kind scheme launched by Rishi Sunak back in March 2020, has been a lifeline for millions of businesses and employees.   ...
Digital apps for construction businesses

Digital apps for construction businesses

The recent CoVid-19 pandemic has illustrated that time is valuable and has also highlighted the fact that digital solutions can play a integral role in the day to day operations of a business.  There are a number of areas in which digital solutions can play a part and...
NRB invest in development of payroll team

NRB invest in development of payroll team

NR Barton has recruited four new team members to improve and enhance its payroll bureau offering. The new recruits have joined our offices at Waterside House in Wigan and their appointment comes as the firm continues to invest and develop in client service. Headed up...
Firms still owe HMRC billions after VAT holiday

Firms still owe HMRC billions after VAT holiday

More than one in four businesses that were allowed to defer tax payments during the spring lockdown last year still owe the Treasury billions. A total of 156,500 out of 590,000 businesses that took advantage of Rishi Sunak’s VAT deferral between March and June have...