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Company van and car tax update

Company van and car tax update

Following a Court of Appeal ruling many directors and employees could have to pay extra company van tax to drive what was previously considered a van but is now classed as a company car.   Original company van tax ruling The original decision in the August 2019...
£20m support for SMEs to bounce back from Covid

£20m support for SMEs to bounce back from Covid

The government has announced £20m of Covid-19 support funding to help smaller businesses to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes grants for accountancy advice. Small and medium sized businesses will have access to grants of between £1,000 – £5,000....
Second SEISS grant is now available

Second SEISS grant is now available

A second – and final – Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant is now available. This Government-enabled grant is to help self-employed workers who have been adversely affected by Covid-19.   HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is contacting those who may be...
Covid-19 finance repayments how to avoid a crisis

Covid-19 finance repayments how to avoid a crisis

There’s no denying Covid-19 has hit some sectors of UK industry hard. With loans, tax deferment and extended deadlines the government has done its bit to help businesses weather the storm. However, as we get used to the ‘new normal’, the day of reckoning is...
Time to get on your bike!

Time to get on your bike!

In light of the Coronavirus-related restrictions introduced on public transport from March, more people took to walking and cycling to get about. This was acknowledged in May when, as part of the cycle to work plan, the government introduced an emergency active travel...
Protect Yourself by Justifying your Covid-19 Finance Claims

Protect Yourself by Justifying your Covid-19 Finance Claims

Small businesses and the self-employed have rightly been taking advantage of the financial support made available during the Covid-19 pandemic. As the country goes back to work it’s important to remember that, in the event of an investigation, if you are shown to have...