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What is solvency?

During periods when demand for your goods and services drop – for example, if your business has been closed down ...
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/ Business Support

Prepare accounts quickly

As most self-employed readers will be aware, Self-Assessment tax and NIC payments on account are based on profits earned in ...
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/ Business Support

Changes announced to Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

Many small businesses that have applied for a government backed CBILS loan thus far have been offered standard overdrafts and ...
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/ Business Support

Removing your home address from the public register

Company directors, company secretaries, people with significant control (PSC) and LLP members can apply to remove their personal addresses from ...
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Businesses and employers in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Office (NIO) is a UK government department responsible for Northern Ireland affairs. The NIO seeks to ensure ...
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Financial support for exporters

There is a special financial support targeted specifically at exporters. This is in addition to the package of government-backed and ...
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/ Overseas tax issues

Contactless payment limit increased

The spending limit for contactless card payments has been increased from £30 to £45 effective 1 April 2020. The change ...
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/ General

Coronavirus deferral of VAT payments

In another move to help businesses the government announced that VAT registered businesses can defer any VAT payments due between ...
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/ Value Added Tax

Coronavirus – relaxation of insolvency rules

New insolvency measures have been announced to help prevent businesses unable to meet debts, due to the impact of Coronavirus, ...
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/ Business Support

Further details on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

HMRC has published further details on how the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will work in practice. It had already ...
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/ Employment & Payroll

Relaxation of phone contracts during COVID-19 outbreak

An interesting joint statement from the Government, Ofcom and the telecommunications industry has been published to help offer support to ...
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/ General

Working Tax Credits increased for one year

As part of the package of measures to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak, the government has announced that the basic element ...
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/ Employee Benefits