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Nov 30 2020

VAT Payment Deferral

Categories: Amber AccountingCOVID-19Taxation

As announced by the Chancellor in his Winter Economy Plan, businesses that deferred their VAT payments earlier this year will now have the option to pay in smaller increments over a longer period. Those that deferred VAT due from 20 March to 30 June initially had until 31 March 2021 to fully pay any outstanding more

Nov 2 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended until December

Categories: Amber AccountingCOVID-19Payroll

Update: Since this article was published the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced a further extension to the CJRS until 31 March 2021. You can read more here. The Government announced late on Saturday 31 October 2020 that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will be extended until December. The CJRS extension will be open to employers across the more

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 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 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

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