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Limited Company And LLP Moratorium

How to apply for breathing space to consider a rescue plan for your company. Using a moratorium to support companies and other types of business in financial difficulty. If your business has been or is really struggling, you can get “formal” breathing space to consider a rescue plan for your company. A moratorium gives struggling […]

Read more July 2nd, 2020

UK – Business Rules Relaxed To Help Through Coronavirus Pandemic

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy have published a list of the rules that have been temporarily relaxed to make it easier for businesses to continue working through the disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19). The government has temporarily relaxed the rules in the following areas: Annual leave: Workers will be allowed to carry […]

Read more June 29th, 2020

10 Commonly Asked Redundancy Questions

1. How do I know if I need to make redundancies? Having to make redundancies is a difficult decision, and should be a last resort. It will be case specific to each business, but typically, redundancies are necessary where a workplace needs to close indefinitely, a job no longer exists or the need for a […]

Read more June 2nd, 2020

Time To Plan Ahead

As we emerge slowly from lockdown, now is a good time to take stock of things and look ahead to how we can run our businesses with the “New Normal” environment we face. What is clear is that some form of social distancing will remain, and many businesses are adopting new ways of working within […]

Read more May 27th, 2020

New Guidance Launched On Going Back To Work

The Government has published guidance for employers to help them get their businesses back up and running and workplaces operating safely. New ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidelines are available to UK employers to help them get their businesses back up and running and workplaces operating as safely as possible. The government has consulted approximately 250 stakeholders in […]

Read more May 12th, 2020

Contracts – Where You Stand With Covid-19

Overview This article looks at the contractual implications of the virus. Is it force majeure? Can good faith be invoked to preserve some of the bargains? How about frustration? This article provides practical guidance to allow companies to understand what they can do (and what they cannot) about contracts during this pandemic. What must be […]

Read more May 11th, 2020

Pivoting And Repurposing A Business

Overview Covid-19 has had a big impact on many SMEs in the UK. A recent study by the Office for National Statistics showed that nearly 40% of businesses in the UK had a substantially lower turnover. With the current level of disruption likely to remain for some time, many businesses are adapting their practices to […]

Read more April 27th, 2020

Cocooning Your Business

The purpose of this guidance is to give an overview of what, why and how a business might be cocooned (or mothballed) in response to the change in trading environment arising from Covid-19. We have recorded a webinar about cocooning your business, or you can read the guide directly below. What is Cocooning? Cocooning, or […]

Read more April 21st, 2020

Job Retention Scheme FAQ Part 3

Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers with a PAYE scheme will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis. Information in this article based on information as of 6 April 2020. Previous answers from 31 […]

Read more April 7th, 2020

How To Claim For Your Employees’ Wages Through The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

The Government recently provided more details on how the CJRS works. Please note the online service you will use to claim is not open yet – we will let you know when it is. We have the capability to calculate and submit your CJRS Claim so please let us know if we can help. Overview […]

Read more April 7th, 2020

Job Retention Scheme FAQ Part 2

Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers with a PAYE scheme will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis. Information in this article based on information as of 31 March 2020. Previous answers from 29 […]

Read more April 6th, 2020

Job Retention Scheme FAQ

Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers with a PAYE scheme will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis. Information in this article based on information as of 29 March 2020. Further answers from 31 […]

Read more April 6th, 2020

Could The VAT Cash Scheme Help You?

VAT Registered and struggling with cash flow due to COVID 19? Are you on the VAT cash scheme? No? Maybe it’s time to consider changing to it? As accountants, we understand the struggles involving cash flow, especially for small businesses. Now, with the added complications due to Covid-19, it might be time to consider the […]

Read more March 27th, 2020

Working From Home – Helping Employees Stay Mentally Strong

With the Government recommending those that can be working from home, should. It is important to note that for some people it’s not the perfect set up. There is the obvious advantage of no commuting and technology meaning we can have more autonomy over our time. However some people will need to monitor their mental […]

Read more March 19th, 2020

Innovation Champions

The word innovation can conjure up images of disruptive developments such as online streaming services or companies such as Uber. Fortunately, innovation doesn’t have to happen on a grand scale to make an impact in your business. Driving innovation in any business begins with creating and encouraging an innovative and forward-thinking culture. Allow your employees […]

Read more February 25th, 2020