Mothballing your business assets

Mothballing as used in a business sense is usually defined as to stop using a piece of equipment or process, and then storing and preserving mothballed assets for later...

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Where is the silver lining?

It is really difficult to maintain a sense of equilibrium and optimism in these difficult times. Even if you can embrace the notion that everything changes, and they do,...

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Furlough Scheme changes September 2020

As our readers will no doubt be aware, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is closing on 31 October 2020. The scheme moved to a more flexible working arrangement...

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Relief for self-employed trading losses

There are a number of tax reliefs available for self-employed taxpayers that make a loss carrying on their trade, profession or vocation (collectively referred to as a ‘trade’) and...

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Green Homes Grants

A reminder that home owners and landlords can now access funding to help pay for the cost of energy saving improvements. In a recent press release the Department for Business,...

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Cars – it’s all online

If you have access to the internet there are a bewildering number of online resources that you can access to help you manage recurring tasks. This week we have...

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Kickstart program opens in Wales

Under the new £2 billion Kickstart scheme, employers will be able to offer young people on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, state-subsidised work placements for six...

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Time to Pay

Back in March 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic was just starting the government announced new emergency measures to help those businesses and self-employed people affected by COVID-19 through the...

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