Reasonable excuses for making a late furlough claim

Reasonable excuses for making a late furlough claim

HMRC’s guidance on making claims through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was updated on 19 November 2020. The updated guidance now includes various examples of what is meant by a ‘reasonable excuse’ for employers that submit furlough claims...
Register for Northern Ireland Trader Support Service

Register for Northern Ireland Trader Support Service

The Northern Ireland Trader Support Service was launched on 28 September 2020 to support businesses moving goods under the Northern Ireland Protocol from 1 January 2021 after the Brexit transition period comes to an end. There will be changes in moving goods between...
Why compound interest is important

Why compound interest is important

Many of us are building a pension fund, a portfolio of shares or deposits with our bank or building society. Most of these investment options reward us for our participation by offering income (usually in the form of interest or dividends) or by demonstrating capital...
Trading with businesses in Northern Ireland?

Trading with businesses in Northern Ireland?

More than 7,000 businesses have now signed up to the new Trader Support Service (TSS), which will support traders moving goods under the Northern Ireland Protocol from 1 January 2021. Recently, registrations to the TSS have increased by around 50%, but with fewer than...
Bounce Back loans still available

Bounce Back loans still available

The Bounce Back Loans scheme was launched in May 2020 to provide financial support to businesses across the UK that are losing revenue and seeing their cashflow disrupted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme allows small businesses to borrow...