Kickstart Scheme

Can you offer a young person an opportunity within your business? From 3rd September, applications opened for businesses to join the new scheme introduced by the government called the Kickstart Scheme – the aim of which is to provide funding to employers to create job...

Tax News August 2020

As lockdown continues to ease over most of the country, we thought we would bring you up to speed with all things tax. VAT deferral scheme The VAT payments deferral scheme came to an end on 30 June 2020.  If you were one of the VAT registered businesses that deferred...

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...