Furlough extended until March 2021

Furlough extended until March 2021

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is being extended until 31st March 2021. This is what we know so far before the full guidance is published on 10th November: The scheme rules are predominantly the same with a few revisions. Employees will receive 80% of...
Self Employed Income Support Scheme Round Two Opens 17th August

Self Employed Income Support Scheme Round Two Opens 17th August

The Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has been extended to a second round. The first round is now closed to applicants and round two will open on Monday 17th August. If you were eligible for the first grant and can confirm to HMRC that your business has been...
Eat out to help out scheme details

Eat out to help out scheme details

The government has launched its latest scheme to support the struggling hospitality sector on 3 August, based on the initial uptake it has proved to be popular with the scheme being used more than 10.5 million times in the first week. The scheme has already had an...
Xero ready for the new VAT rates

Xero ready for the new VAT rates

Last week the chancellor announced a temporary cut in the VAT rate for certain supplies in the hospitality and tourism sector with the standard 20% rate is being reduced to 5% from 15 July 2020 until 12 January 2021. We’re pleased to say that Xero’s got...