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Oct 27 2020

Further changes announced for the Job Support Scheme

Categories: Amber AccountingCOVID-19

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced further changes to the Job Support Scheme (JSS), creating two variations – JSS Open and JSS Closed. Starting on 1 November 2020, and running for 6 months until April 2021, both grants will offer additional support for employees whose working hours may be reduced over the winter months. JSS Open The more

Sep 23 2020

Regional Selective Assistance Funding

Categories: Corporate Finance

At this time of cashflow uncertainty, it’s worth looking at potential sources of finance both old and new. Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) has been available for a number of years, but it’s worth familiarising ourselves with it again. RSA funding is a discretionary grant aimed at helping projects that will create or protect jobs in more

Sep 8 2020

Celebrating our Payroll team during National Payroll Week

Categories: Amber AccountingPayroll

With many businesses finding it difficult to keep on top of the frequent, complicated changes to legislation and how payroll is processed, especially in recent months, it can be reassuring to have a reliable payroll team who understand the nuances of your business and are able to provide an accurate, efficient and cost saving payroll more

Aug 20 2020

Employee Ownership Explained

Categories: Taxation

Since its introduction in 2014, the Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) has proved to be a feasible exit option for business owners who may not want to go down the more traditional succession routes. To help understand the process and benefits of using EOTs as a succession solution, Co-operative Development Scotland are hosting a series of more

Aug 20 2020

R&D claim secured for new healthcare client

Categories: HealthcareTaxation

We recently assisted a new healthcare client with their first R&D claim after they contacted our EQ Taxperts to discuss whether they were eligible. The business was set up as a company, so as it was subject to UK corporation tax it could therefore make a claim if it met other criteria to qualify for more

Aug 10 2020

What you need to know about the Job Retention Bonus

Categories: Amber AccountingCOVID-19

Announced by the Chancellor in the summer statement, the Job Retention Bonus aims to reward employers who successfully bring back furloughed employees and keep them in meaningful employment after the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) ends on 31 October 2020. Employers will be able to claim a one-off payment of £1,000 for every eligible furloughed more

Aug 5 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