Author Archives: Matthew Batey

Are your staff insured to work from home?

Given the current circumstances with COVID-19, you may well have some or all of your staff working from home. We just wanted to give you a quick note that if this is the case, then we are advising all clients … Read More

COVID-19 Small Business Grant Guidance

With the new £10,000 grant that is going to be available to businesses currently eligible for Small Business Rates Relief, we have some guidance on how to help ensure you receive the grant when the local authorities start to contact … Read More

Further business information regarding COVID-19

The Government yesterday announced further support available to businesses effected by COVID-19. We have highlighted the announcements below which may be of use to you: – Small business grant funding of £10,000 available for all businesses in receipt of small … Read More

Practical Help during COVID-19 Crisis

We recognise that with the constantly changing COVID-19 situation around the world, this is an unprecedented time for everyone – a time that, for many, is filled with uncertainty. Our thoughts go our to each and every one of you. … Read More

Spring Budget 2020

Here is a detailed summary of the key changes announced in the Spring Budget 2020. Personal Tax Rates and allowances for 2020/21 As already legislated for, the personal allowance remains at £12,500 and the basic rate limit at £37,500. Indeed, … Read More

New Capital Gains Tax 30-day reporting and payment regime from 6 April 2020

From 6 April 2020 UK residents who sell a residential property that gives rise to a capital gains tax (CGT) liability must send a new standalone online return to HMRC and pay the tax due within 30 days of completion … Read More

Non Resident Capital Gains Tax

We wanted to bring to your attention an important change in the tax rules which you may or may not be aware of.  Non UK residents now need to submit a non-resident Capital Gains Tax return if you’ve sold or disposed of … Read More

Off-payroll working rules factsheet for contractors

The Treasury has published a factsheet specifically aimed at contractors, which we’ve included below. It helps explain the changes to the IR35 compliance rules from April 2020. If you have any queries please contact us. Credit: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/857148/Contractor_factsheet.pdf

Working through your own limited company? Are you ready for the new ‘off payroll working’ rules from April 2020?

This article from the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group looks at the new rules (known as ‘off payroll working’ rules) which are due to be introduced in April 2020, which could significantly impact any tax savings that you, and other … Read More

Grandparents – claim your state pension ‘babysitting’ credits

This article from the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group looks at family members who look after a relative’s children to allow them to go out to work, and how they may be able to increase their future state pension by … Read More