Future Fund: Breakthrough scheme – everything your business needs to know


The Future Fund: Breakthrough scheme will help innovative technology companies grow and bring new products to market in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Government has suggested.

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Digital advice hub for employers and employees launched under new National Disability Strategy


A new advice hub will help disabled workers understand their employment rights and support employers in delivering them, it has been announced.

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Cloud app versatility delivers cost and time saving benefits


Cloud accounting has revolutionised the lives of hundreds of thousands of business owners.

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150,000 businesses owe HMRC £2.7 billion in deferred VAT payments


HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reported that 150,000 UK businesses have not yet made arrangements to pay back deferred VAT payments, and therefore owe the department £2.7 billion.  

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HMRC helpsheet to support residential property sellers with new CGT rules


New guidance will help homeowners understand the implications of capital gains tax (CGT) when selling UK residential property, it has been revealed.

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Taxman targets cryptoassets for Capital Gains Tax


As the old saying goes, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.

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‘Pingdemic’ – an increase in self-isolating threatens supermarket sales


The NHS app has told so many supermarket workers to self-isolate that some stores are now considering reducing opening hours or closing altogether.

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SMEs can benefit from Covid sick pay rebates


As Covid cases continue to rise again, small businesses in particular are faced with the extra cost of sick pay as employees fall victim to the virus.

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Help to Grow: Management scheme now open


The Government’s landmark Help to Grow: Management scheme is now open for applications.

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Business plan for industry confidence when lockdown ends


One of the UK’s leading business organisations has launched a six-point plan, aimed at instilling confidence, ahead of the country opening up after months of lockdown.

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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – the changes in 2021


Some temporary relief measures introduced under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) are extending, the Government announced on 16 June 2021. 

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Businesses told to prepare for “full customs control”


Businesses should use the next six months to prepare for “full customs control”, the Government has warned.

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Coronavirus loan schemes relieved cash flow concerns for “millions” of British businesses, latest figures reveal


Businesses borrowed almost £80 billion in emergency loans and finance facilities throughout the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed.

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Pension savers hit hard by lifetime allowance taxation


Pension savers have been hit hard by tax charges, according to the latest Government figures.

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Electric car registrations surpassed 10 per cent mark in UK


According to new data, 10.7 per cent of car registrations in June were completely battery electric vehicles.

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