COVID review of salary sacrifice arrangements

COVID review of salary sacrifice arrangements

The tax and NIC advantages of certain benefits provided as part of a salary sacrifice arrangement were removed from 6 April 2017. The change effectively removed the Income Tax and employer NIC advantages of certain benefits provided as part of salary sacrifice...
Kickstart scheme who can apply

Kickstart scheme who can apply

The new £2 billion Kickstart scheme will enable employers to offer young people on Universal Credit – and at risk of long-term unemployment – state-subsidised work placements for six months. The Kickstart scheme is available to qualifying 16 –...
SEISS – claims deadline 19 October 2020

SEISS – claims deadline 19 October 2020

The deadline for making a claim under the second round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is 19 October 2020. The second grant covers the quarter to 31 August 2020. This grant will provide up to £6,570 for the quarter (£2,190 per month)...
UK beef exporters given USA boost

UK beef exporters given USA boost

The first shipments of UK beef departed for the USA last week. 30th September 2020, marking an historic moment for UK farmers and food producers. Following the USA’s longstanding ban on EU beef – introduced in the wake of the BSE outbreak in 1996...
Employee eligibility for Job Support Scheme

Employee eligibility for Job Support Scheme

The new Job Support Scheme will be introduced on 1 November 2020 as part of the government drive to help protect jobs where businesses are facing lower demand over the winter months due to coronavirus. This scheme has been designed to support viable jobs and employees...
Employer eligibility for Job Support Scheme

Employer eligibility for Job Support Scheme

Employers across the country have generally welcomed the announcement of the new Job Support Scheme that will be launched for 6-months from 1 November 2020.  The new Job Support Scheme has been designed to help those who are in work by allowing them to work...