Coronavirus – JRS latest & flexible furlough – 16/06/2020

From 1 July 2020, workers will be able to do part-time work while on furlough. It will be up to the employer and worker to agree what the working arrangements will be, but employers will be required to pay the worker’s normal wages while the worker is working. The Government subsidy will only apply…

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Coronavirus – Job Retention Scheme Developments – 01/06/2020

In what we suspect will be the final update to the Job Retention Scheme the Chancellor made some significant changes to the current scheme as well as extending the scheme to 31st October 2020.
We are awaiting updates to the Treasury Direction and the Employer’s Guidance, but these are the headline points announced at his press conference:

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Coronavirus – Bounce Back Loans are all businesses eligible? – 05/05/2020

The new microbusiness bounce back oan scheme was opened on May 4 and we are already seeing funds delivered to successful applicants within 24 hours. Businesses are able to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000 and access the cash the next…

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Coronavirus – Self Employed Income Support Scheme – Update 05/05/2020

UPDATE Taxable grants of up to £2,500 per month are available for qualifying individuals who have trading profits or partnership trading profits of less than £50,000. In order to qualify, your business trading income must comprise more than half of…

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Coronavirus – No VAT on PPE – 01/05/2020

The government has announced that the VAT rate the sale of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as masks, gloves, aprons and gowns will be reduced from 20% to Zero Rate for the period 1st May to 31st July 2020. The published…

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Burgis & Bullock wins technology award at FirstPro 2020

A leading accountancy firm which has offices across Warwickshire has been recognised for its innovative use of... - read more