Do you know that the furlough scheme has changed? From 1 July, a grant claim can only be made if the employee was previously furloughed for at least three consecutive weeks before 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020. We explain more in today’s blog.

Flexible furloughing As far as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is concerned, it is all change from 1 July 2020. From that date, employees can be flexibly furloughed allowing furloughed…

Continue Reading Do you know that the furlough scheme has changed? From 1 July, a grant claim can only be made if the employee was previously furloughed for at least three consecutive weeks before 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020. We explain more in today’s blog.

Here’s the latest information on mileage rates for company cars, including the new coronavirus measures and what’s happening with the Advisory Electricity Rate for electric cars.

Company car mileage rates update The company car benefit tax charge does not cover fuel provided for a company vehicle. This means that where an employer pays for all fuel…

Continue Reading Here’s the latest information on mileage rates for company cars, including the new coronavirus measures and what’s happening with the Advisory Electricity Rate for electric cars.

Small employers can now reclaim statutory sick pay paid to employees who were absent from work due to the Coronavirus. The online claim service went live on 26 May 2020 – our latest blog covers everything you need to know about making a claim.

Reclaim SSP for Covid-19 absences Small employers can now reclaim statutory sick pay (SSP) paid to employees who were absent from work due to the Coronavirus. The online claim service…

Continue Reading Small employers can now reclaim statutory sick pay paid to employees who were absent from work due to the Coronavirus. The online claim service went live on 26 May 2020 – our latest blog covers everything you need to know about making a claim.

While some parts of life are on hold, unfortunately there are still tax deadlines! Employers have until 6 July 2020 to tell HMRC about taxable benefits and expenses provided to employees in 2019/20 – find out more in our blog.

Reporting expenses and benefits for 2019/20 Employers who provided taxable expenses and benefits to employees in 2019/20 need to tell HMRC about them by 6 July 2020, if they have…

Continue Reading While some parts of life are on hold, unfortunately there are still tax deadlines! Employers have until 6 July 2020 to tell HMRC about taxable benefits and expenses provided to employees in 2019/20 – find out more in our blog.

“Just because a gift is provided each year, or is provided to all staff members, does not mean that the employee has a contractual entitlement to it.”

Trivial benefit traps – Contractual obligations The trivial benefits exemption allows employers to provide employees with low cost benefits free of tax and National Insurance and any reporting obligations. For…

Continue Reading “Just because a gift is provided each year, or is provided to all staff members, does not mean that the employee has a contractual entitlement to it.”

In many cases, an LLP is likely to be more attractive to those who would have formed a partnership rather than a limited company. We explain why in today’s blog.

Weighing up LLPs A limited liability partnership (LLP) is similar to an ordinary partnership in that a number of people or limited companies join together and share the costs, risks,…

Continue Reading In many cases, an LLP is likely to be more attractive to those who would have formed a partnership rather than a limited company. We explain why in today’s blog.

There are five conditions that need to be met to get the tax benefits of a pool car.

When is a car a pool car? Rather than allocating specific cars to particular employees, some employers find it preferable to operate a carpool and have a number of cars…

Continue Reading There are five conditions that need to be met to get the tax benefits of a pool car.