Leggate Associates Newsletter – 6 July 2020 – Flexible furlough

From 1st July “Flexible Furlough” came into effect which allows more flexibility in re-introducing your staff back to the workplace.  It is designed to kick start the economy and re-open the UK. The scheme allows you to bring employees back to work on a part-time...

Coronavirus Tax and Support Update – June 4th 2020

There have been some recent developments in terms of the support available to businesses during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, particularly in respect of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, commonly known as the “furlough” scheme. There has also been an extension...

Coronavirus Update – 24th March 2020

Yesterday the government announced new strict rules – the country has now gone into lockdown. To summarise, you can only leave your house for the following reasons : To visit a supermarket or chemist To undertake one form of exercise a day, alone or with members...

IR35 UPDATE – URGENT 18 MARCH 2020

In a surprise announcement in Parliament yesterday (17/03/20) , Chief Treasury Secretary Steve Barclay announced that the implementation of the new IR35 rules, which were due to come into effect in a few weeks’ time, have been postponed for twelve months. This...

COVID-19/Coronavirus – Advice for Businesses 18 March 2020

At the time of writing, the advice and information from the HM Government is changing on a daily basis. However, the latest announcements relating to financial help to businesses will hopefully provide some comfort to everyone. Helpline HMRC now have a dedicated...

March 2020 – Personal Tax Planning

We are getting closer to the end of the tax year on 5th April, so if you haven’t fully thought about how you can minimise your personal tax, then below are our tax tips! Top personal tax tips: ISAs Cash ISA’s are savings accounts that you never pay tax on...