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Claiming ordinary commuting travel expenses

Claiming ordinary commuting travel expenses

It’s one of the questions we’re often asked. When can employees claim expenses for travel to work? Also known as ordinary commuting. The answer can be complex and depends on several factors.   Claiming ordinary commuting travel expenses For tax purposes, ordinary...
Grants for businesses forced to close due to Covid-19

Grants for businesses forced to close due to Covid-19

Businesses forced to close due to Covid-19 could be in line for extra support. Central government is making available grants for businesses, which will be distributed by local councils. Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG) and Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)...
Business resilience in the face of Covid-19 challenges

Business resilience in the face of Covid-19 challenges

To say that Covid-19 is providing a serious challenge to business is an understatement. We are working with organisations of all shapes and sizes to build business resilience in Covid-19. It goes without saying that we appreciate the difficulties that the local...
How the way we trade with the EU will change in 2021

How the way we trade with the EU will change in 2021

The UK has left the European Union. Whatever the outcome of ongoing talks, the way we trade with EU countries will change from 1 January 2021.   To help businesses prepare to trade with the EU from 2021 onwards the government has created a checker tool. It is...
Extra support for SMEs during  Covid-19 crisis

Extra support for SMEs during Covid-19 crisis

Extra support is available for the region’s smaller businesses as the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are relaxed and businesses plan how to get back to work safely.   The Chancellor’s decision to extend the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has been...