Holland & Co is open for business

Holland & Co is open for business

Holland & Co Chartered Accountants is open as normal. Office hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Some staff are working from home and telephone calls are being answered. All our email accounts are working. We are helping our clients cope with the effects the virus is having with...

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National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rate changes

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rate changes

The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. This page is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg). You must be at least: school leaving age to get the National Minimum Wageaged 25 to get the National Living Wage - the minimum...

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Further Guidance on Furloughed Workers from the ICAEW

Further Guidance on Furloughed Workers from the ICAEW

The ICAEW have issued further guidance on the Coronavirus Job retention scheme, the link to this guidance is:https://www.icaew.com/insights/viewpoints-on-the-news/2020/mar-2020/coronavirus-job-retention-scheme-furlough-guidance The text of the ICAEW guidance is...

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Updated March 27: The UK government is supporting businesses during the coronavirus pandemic by deferring VAT and self-assessment payments. ICAEW’s Tax Faculty outlines how the proposed action will work. Updated 27 March: Following clarifications from HMRC. Under the...

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Government help for Self Employed.

Announced on 26/3/20 The Government has announced help for self employed. They will receive 80% of the average profits over the last 3 years. SELF-employed workers can get up to 80 per cent of their profits lost because of disruption to their business caused by the...

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Will your company close?

Redundancy You are closing your company and this will mean you lose your jobs.You will effectively be redundant.You are entitled to £30k each tax free as redundancy.If the company can not pay you then you are still owed it. The figure can be shown as an expense on the...

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Alternative to Liquidation

Are you affected by shortage of cash?Can you not pay your bills as they fall due?Are you trading as a limited company? You should consider stopping trading and dissolving your business. You are not allowed to trade if your company is Insolvent. Insolvent trading is...

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Fraud costing pensions sector £6 billion per year

According to research from the University of Portsmouth's Centre for Counter Fraud Studies, fraud and scams are costing the UK pensions sector almost £6 billion a year. The private sector suffers the worst loss, estimated at £4.9 billion per annum. The largest cause...

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COVID-19: What help is being provided?

Businesses Support for businesses paying sick pay Legislation is to be brought forward to allow small and medium sized businesses and employers to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) paid for sickness due to COVID-19. The eligibility criteria for this scheme is: this...

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