ICAEW urges HMRC to rethink quarterly reports under MTD for corporation tax

Apr 06, 2021

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has urged HMRC to rethink the requirement for companies to report quarterly under Making Tax Digital for corporation tax (MTD for…

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UK cuts electric vehicle grants by £500

Apr 06, 2021

The government has cut the Plug-in Car Grant and Van & Truck Grant by £500 and lowered the pricing cap on qualifying electric vehicles.

The Department for Transport will now provide grants of…

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National Minimum and Living wages increases

Apr 06, 2021

UK workers are set to benefit from rises in the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the National Living Wage (NLW) rates that took effect from 1 April 2021.

The NMW which applies to 21 and 22 year-olds…

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HMRC publishes details of final grants for self-employed

Apr 06, 2021

HMRC has published details of the eligibility criteria of the final two grants available under the coronavirus (COVID-19) Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).

At the 2021 Budget it…

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£20 million SME Brexit Support Fund opens for applications

Apr 06, 2021

The UK government has unveiled a £20 million Brexit support package to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with changes to customs and tax rules when trading with the EU.

The SME…

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Government publishes details of Finance Bill 2021

Apr 06, 2021

The details of the Finance Bill 2021 have been published by the government.

The Bill outlines the key measures set to be brought into legislation, including many measures announced in the recent…

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Consultations launched on UK's first Tax Day

Apr 06, 2021

The government has published over 30 updates, consultations and documents on the UK's first ever Tax Day.

The announcements, which would traditionally be published at Budget, have been released…

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Business rates relief extended with £1.5 billion fund

Apr 06, 2021

The government is to extend business rates relief with a £1.5 billion fund targeted at those businesses unable to benefit from the current COVID-19 support.

Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses…

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Promotion for Jennifer Wale

Mar 08, 2021

Armstrongs Lester & Co has appointed Jennifer Wale as director after seven years with the firm.

Jennifer, who has a wealth of experience managing clients across a range of sectors, specialises…

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