Gov announcement on further help

Nigel Holland " With Government support coming to an end and the generous furlough scheme about to end the Government has decided to introduce a series of further measures to help prop up the economy.The Government will step in and pay one third of lost hours provided...

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Everton shoot to top of Premership

"It is fantastic news to see Everton at the top of the Prem. They may only be joint top and may only have played two games plus one in the League Cup but it is great to see them up there.Three wins this season is a great start and let's hope it continues. The arrival...

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Inflation figures hit 5 year low

Nigel Holland " The inflation figure released today of 0.2% is the lowest for 5 years and the main factor influencing this figure is the Eat to Help out scheme recently introduced by the government.Clothing and footwear also fell and the effects of the pandemic on air...

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Unemployment shoots up

Nigel Holland "There has been a growth of 4.1% of unemployment in the three months to July and whilst this is not entirely unexpected it is worrying that young people between the ages of 16-24 have been hit by the rise in unemployment the most. Their growth comes to...

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Recovery in UK economy continues in July

"It is too early to say at the moment but the July GDP look mildly encouraging. It was up by 6.6% but output is certainly far from what it was before the pandemic.A bounce back was widely expected however there is still a long way to go.I have examined the GDP chart...

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Kickstart scheme is launched

Nigel Holland " The government Kickstart scheme has been launched which is intended to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs for those aged 16-24.Employers are helped by funding to support of 100% of the national minimum wage plus ers national insurance and auto-...

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Directors’ responsibility to keep records

Nigel Holland " Company Law states that it is the responsibility of Directors to maintain adequate company records.Failure to do this can result in unlimited fines and a 2 year custodial sentence."Nigel Holland TECH 01/11: GUIDANCE FOR DIRECTORS ON ACCOUNTING RECORDS...

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Second Self Employed Grants now available to be claimed

Nigel Holland " If you can show your business has been adversely affected by the pandemic in terms of lower income or higher costs and you have adequate records to prove this you may be entitled to to the second round of Self Employed Government Grants.To be eligible...

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MCF Jody Heaton Cup

MCF Jody Heaton Cup Click above button to join the competition "A few months ago my friend, Jody Heaton died. He was a prolific chess player and I had many games against him. He was not familiar with organised chess competitions and I don't think he played for any...

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