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The CJRS is closing: what happens next?

The CJRS is closing: what happens next?

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is closing soon. There will be no further support from government once the scheme ends on 30 September 2021. What happens next? It’s time to take stock. Employers must make some key business decisions.    The CJRS is...
Government funding support to employ YOUNG PEOPLE

Government funding support to employ YOUNG PEOPLE

Sixteen to 25-year-olds have suffered most during the Covid-19 crisis. As the country recovers, there’s a jobs shortage. Especially in certain sectors, such as logistics. Fortunately, a generation of prospective employees has left education. Is now the time to tap...
Claim R&D tax credits

Claim R&D tax credits

The pandemic has afforded people time to take stock. Many are seizing the opportunity to change direction. For some that means setting up their own business. It’s not easy, of course. Turning your idea into a profitable business is not without risk. Funding is key....
Extra government funding for the cultural sector

Extra government funding for the cultural sector

The third round of the Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) is now available. The scheme supports organisations in the cultural, heritage and creative sectors. Initially, the money will support their preparations to reopen fully. Longer term? This extra government funding for...
Claim the fifth SEISS grant

Claim the fifth SEISS grant

If eligible, you can claim the fifth SEISS grant from late July. Be aware, however, that it’s different from previous grants. How much you receive is based on reduction in turnover.   When can I claim? The online claims service opens from late July. HM Revenue...
Tax implications of a company car

Tax implications of a company car

Thinking of getting a company car? There are several key considerations. How will you use it? Do you want a diesel, petrol, electric or hybrid model? What about finance? Whatever you decide, consider the tax implications of a company car.   Vehicle use The key...