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Category Archives:Family Businesses

COVID-19: The key dates for your tax diary

There are a number of Government support measures to help businesses through the coronavirus pandemic, as well as various business tax obligations being deferred. However, it can be difficult to keep track of all of the dates, deadlines and requirements, with many being amended, delayed or deferred over the past few months. Read More

Can I save money by leasing a car through my company?

Is it cheaper to lease a car through a limited company? It’s a question we’re often asked, but the answer isn’t quite so straightforward. Read More

COVID-19: UK businesses owed more than £133 billion since lockdown began

UK businesses are owed more than £133 billion since the lockdown measures began in March, with the average business waiting on £148,917 for work that was completed before the lockdown. Read More

COVID-19: Government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme distributes £23 billion in finance

The Government’s Bounce Back Loans Scheme has provided more than £23 billion in finance to more than 780,000 businesses, according to the latest research. Read More

High Streets Task Force launches to provide “invaluable advice” to businesses affected by COVID-19

A new package of support will help high street businesses “get back on their feet” following the coronavirus lockdown, the Government has said. Read More

Trade Credit Reinsurance scheme to support 630,000 UK businesses

More than 630,000 UK businesses have been given the confidence to trade during Covid-19 after the Government announced guarantees of up to £10 billion to Trade Credit Insurance schemes. Read More

New Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill to extend accounting deadlines

The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill will help maximise your business’ chance of survival throughout the coronavirus pandemic, it has been suggested. Read More

One-third of SMEs ‘may never re-open’ after Covid-19, study reveals

One-third of small businesses believe they will never reopen as a result of Covid-19 disruption, according to the latest research. Read More

More than 423,000 workers were paid less than the National Minimum Wage in 2019

More than 423,000 workers were paid less than the National Minimum Wage (NMW) in 2019, according to a recent study. Read More

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open for business

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is now open for business, weeks ahead of schedule. Read More

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