Director banned for poor record keeping
A company director has been disqualified from being involved in the management of any company for eleven years. What went on and why should directors take notice of the circumstances?
Extra cash for hiring a new apprentice
The government has announced that employers of all sizes in England can now apply for extra funding to take on new apprentices. What’s the deal?
VAT deadline imminent
If a business has used the VAT deferral scheme in 2020 they have less than two weeks to make their intentions for repayment known. What do they need to do and what are the consequences if they miss the cut-off?
Conditions for super-deduction revised
The “super-deduction” is a new tax incentive for businesses to purchase equipment. The qualifying conditions have now been relaxed to allow the tax break for some previously excluded items. What’s the full story?
Unfairly dismissed for refusing to accept changes to employment terms
An employment tribunal has considered the case of a solicitor who was unfairly dismissed for refusing to agree to changes to her employment contract which were part of her employer’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Why did it decide the dismissal was unfair?
Holiday let landlords unable to carry back losses
The current Finance Bill was published on 11 March 2021. However, some changes have been made during its passage through Parliament. Why is one subtle change bad news for owners of furnished holiday lets?