Conveyancers welcome Stamp Duty cut

The expanded Stamp Duty relief will support conveyancers who have lost business as a result of Covid-19, the Law Society for England and Wales has said. The report comes after the Government announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty on

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VAT postal concession to be removed after ‘Brabners’ ruling

The VAT postal concession will be removed from 01 December 2020 after it was ruled that the relief is no longer consistent with the new, narrower interpretation of disbursements. The change comes after a landmark ruling in the Brabners LLP

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Solicitors’ practising fees frozen to support professionals affected by Covid-19

Solicitors’ practising fees will be frozen to support professionals through the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been announced. The news comes as the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) also reveals major changes to the Compensation Fund, such as excluding claims for unpaid

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New legislation introduced to protect redundancy pay of furloughed workers

The Government has announced that from 31 July 2020 any furloughed worker that are made redundant will receive a payment based on their normal wage rather than the reduced rate of pay they may have received under the Coronavirus Job

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Could these free resources benefit your healthcare business during Covid-19?

Between keeping patients and staff safe while still running a business, Covid-19 will change the landscape of healthcare and dentistry for the foreseeable future. It’s certainly not going to be easy, but these free resources could help your practice get

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Doctors and dentists set for public sector pay rise

NHS doctors and dentists are set to receive a 2.8 per cent pay rise, it has been announced. The hike – in line with the latest Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB) report – forms part of a

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Is your healthcare business eligible for Covid-19 financial support?

Since forcing practices to close earlier this year, the Government has rolled out a number of financial support packages to help bolster cash flow and ensure the survival of viable businesses. But if your healthcare business has been affected by

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Government confirms the next steps for the digitisation of taxation

The Treasury has released new details on the next steps it intends to take as part of its long-term tax digitisation plan. Its timeline for a modernised digital tax system will see HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) Making Tax Digital

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Paying for COVID-19: Government begins exploring tax take back

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has commissioned the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to undertake a review into how Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is paid by small businesses and individuals. It is estimated that the UK Government has already incurred hundreds

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Upcoming key dates for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

In the next few weeks, employers may need to submit additional information or change the way they manage their Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) claims. To help you prepare, here are some key dates and actions you may need to

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