New claims required for people working from home

HMRC has stated that, employees who are working from home will need to make new claims for tax relief for the 2021/22 tax year. Employers have been able to pay employees up to £6 a week tax-free from 6 April 2020, to cover additional costs if they have had to work...

Bounce Back loans sum to over £46 billion

Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) support scheme was launched last May, more than 1.5 million Bounce Back loans have been taken out. According to the Treasury, borrowing by businesses is now over £46 billion. The Coronavirus Recovery Loan Scheme is set to replace the...

HMRC will accept appeals for late tax returns in bulk due to pandemic

HMRC has announced that tax agents and accountants will be able to send bulk appeals against late filing penalties for tax returns filed after 28 February, if the reason for late filing is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes after HMRC said that penalty notice...

Companies House Guidance

Nigel Holland Coronavirus guidance for Companies House customers How we’ve adapted the way we work to maintain our services for the public and protect the welfare of our employees.Published 18 March 2020Last updated 6 November 2020 — see all updatesFrom:Companies...

Furlough extension details

Nigel Holland Government extends Furlough to March and increases self-employed support Workers across the United Kingdom will benefit from increased support with a five-month extension of the furlough scheme into Spring 2021, the Chancellor announced today, 5...