Agriculture: Trade advisory groups brought into trade negotiations

International Development Secretary Liz Truss has set up 11 new trade advisory groups covering a range of key sectors, including agriculture, in a bid to drive business engagement in the UK’s trade negotiations. As trade talks with Japan, the US,

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How will you rebuild and recover? Funding launched to cover cost of professional advice

The value of cash flow forecasting, management accounts and revised business plans is set to come into stark relief as businesses look to rebuild and recover following the easing of lockdown. In recognition of the importance of these and other

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HMRC issues ‘nudge’ letters to people suspected of having undeclared overseas assets

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has written to people suspected of having undeclared overseas assets, asking them to declare any currently undeclared overseas assets and to complete a certificate declaring the correct tax position. The letters have been generated following

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Second round of Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) now open

The second round of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), which is worth 70 per cent of three months’ average trading profits, capped at £6,570, launches on Monday 17 August 2020. You can claim for the SEISS if you are

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Key dates for Coronavirus support schemes, tax and Companies House

With numerous Government schemes open to businesses and individuals to help deal with the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, there are more than 60 key dates to be aware of in the coming months where these schemes will end or

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Relaxed planning regulations allow farmers to let land for camping

Farmers across the UK are taking advantage of new relaxed planning regulations that allow temporary structures for 36 days, and are letting their land to campers who want to holiday in rural settings. With many foreign holiday destinations now off

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Key dates for Coronavirus support schemes

With numerous Government schemes open to businesses and individuals to help deal with the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, there are dozens of key dates to be aware of in the coming months, including: 31 August 2020 Eat Out to

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Eat Out to Help Out opens for claims

With the first week of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme now concluded, the online portal is opening for pubs, bars, restaurants and certain other hospitality venues to claim funds from the scheme. The scheme offer grants covering the

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Green Homes Grant guidance published

The Government has published further details of the Green Homes Grant, announced by the Chancellor at his Summer Economic Update on 8 July. The scheme provides vouchers worth up to £5,000 for most homeowners or £10,000 for households on low

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Government extends childcare funding for families affected by the pandemic

The Government has extended childcare funding for families affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. Parents or carers who are usually eligible for Tax-Free Childcare or 30 Hours Free Childcare but whose income has fallen temporarily below the minimum income requirement as

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