ONBOARDING NEW EMPLOYEES REMOTELY

Onboarding new team members can be difficult and time consuming at the best of times. Now businesses are learning how to onboard remote employees during lockdown and social distancing. The key to successfully integrating new team members who are working remotely is to offer a structured onboarding process. They may feel strange joining a company […]

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KEY CONDITIONS FOR FLEXIBLE FURLOUGH

From 1‌‌ July the new CJRS “Flexible furlough” grant scheme starts, which will allow employers to gradually bring their furloughed employees back to work part-time. The new scheme will be in place until the end of October and the Government will gradually reduce the amount of grant towards employees’ furlough pay to 70% in September […]

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CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY PLAN

The Chancellor announced a raft of measures today to help the UK economy through the next phase of the pandemic.   Job Retention Bonus Government to pay companies a bonus of £1000 to bring employees back from furlough. (Employees must be paid £520 per month through to January 2021) Kick Start Scheme The Government will […]

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TAX DIARY JULY / AUGUST 2020

01/07 Corporation tax for year to 30/9/19 (unless pay quarterly) 05/07 Last date for agreeing PAYE settlement agreements for 2019/20 employee benefits 05/07 Deadline for agents and tenants to submit returns of rent paid to non-resident landlords and tax deducted for 2019/20 06/07 Deadline for forms P11D and P11D(b) for 2019/20 tax year. Also deadline […]

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Protecting your business against fraud

In these uncertain times, businesses are combatting an increased amount of fraud. Throughout recent months, there have been widespread reports of an uptick in fraudulent websites, charity scams and fake emails purporting to be from banks, etc. This increase in fraudulent activity is being driven by opportunists who are attempting to take advantage of the […]

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