Latest News

Filtered By Category: Services

Aug 4 2020

Bigger and Better

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

If the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it is that we should accept that change is the only constant in business life. Many businesses will be battered and bruised as they limp out of their economic slumbers but the question for all will be “what next?”. After discussions with many of our entrepreneurial clients, more

Aug 3 2020

Financing for the future

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBL) were introduced by the Government to support businesses through the COVID-19 crisis. The low rates of borrowing on the schemes and ease of access to the funding has resulted in large numbers of businesses accessing the money for a variety of reasons. more

Jul 31 2020

Cash is King – steps to take to preserve your cashflow

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

As we come out of lockdown, businesses may need more working capital available to get back up and running. Coupled with holiday periods for loan and rental payments coming to an end, the pressure on cashflow will be huge. Businesses need to take control to preserve their cash and should consider the following: Debtor Control more

Jul 29 2020

Overview of upcoming changes to CJRS

Categories: Amber AccountingCOVID-19Payroll

As we mentioned in our previous article, CJRS closed to new entrants on 30 June and flexible furlough was introduced in July. Now, further changes are about to come into force as the Government begin to taper away their contributions from August onwards. Our dedicated payroll team have been advising our clients on what the more

Jul 10 2020

Scottish Government’s plans to boost the Scottish Economy

Categories: COVID-19Taxation

In response to the Economic Statement delivered by the Chancellor on Wednesday 8 July, Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, announced the Scottish Government’s plans to boost the Scottish Economy. To support homebuyers and help stimulate housing market activity and the economy, the threshold at which Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is paid will be raised from more

Jul 8 2020

Overview of announcements in the Summer Economic Statement

Categories: COVID-19LeisureTaxation

Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his Summer Economic Statement earlier today which was focused on economic recovery following the impact of coronavirus. He began by explaining that this second phase will be a £30bn “plan for jobs”, covering three key areas – Support to find jobs, Create jobs and Protect jobs. Please note that whilst most more

Jul 7 2020

Economic Statement – Wednesday 8th July

Categories: COVID-19Taxation

Tomorrow (Wednesday 8 July), the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, will deliver an economic statement, where he will announce the start of measures intended to stimulate the economy and employment prospects. This is a big moment in the intended economic recovery and there has been much speculation as to the measures likely to be announced ranging from more