Coronavirus update

COVID-19 has created an economic and health care crisis. As your accountant, we are here to provide advice and support to help steer your business through these turbulent times. 

Helping you through the Coronavirus pandemic

To keep you up to speed with the latest developments, we are posting regular updates about support available for UK businesses. Read our blog articles below.

We are here to help

If you would like to talk to a qualified accountant about Government support, or any other financial matter, then please do not hesitate to get in touch. We keep in touch with clients in person, phone, email or conference and video calls. We are always on hand to offer support and guidance for your business throughout this testing time.

Should you require a face-to-face meeting, all visitors to the business, including staff, have to sanitise their hands before entering the building. Staff are advised to wear a mask and clients can if they wish to. We ensure that the appropriate social distancing is maintained, have screens on tables and make sure that offices are sanitised after each use.

Read more about Government support for businesses here. You can also email or call us on 0161 370 9600.

Blog articles

Self-assessment penalties scrapped

HMRC have announced further measures to help business owners and the self-employed recover from the financial fallout of the coronavirus outbreak: this year’s self-assessment late payment penalties are to be scrapped.

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How do I pay the deferred VAT?

HMRC have given business owners two repayment options for deferred VAT: pay in full or pay in installments. Find out more about your options here. Businesses will be charged penalties if you fail to either sign up for the new scheme, pay your VAT in full or agree with HMRC a plan to pay by 30 June 2021.

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Furlough scheme deadline

HMRC require December furlough scheme claims to be submitted by the 14 January. Businesses which have never previously claimed furlough support are free to claim under the recently extended scheme. Find out more about how to make your claim here.

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Furlough scheme extension – November claim

We have all seen the news over recent weeks and the announcement that the Job Retention or Furlough Scheme has been extended through to March 2021. This article gives a summary of the extended scheme and other changes to Government financial support. Claims relating...

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Changes to the new Government Job Support Scheme

The Government has announced important changes to the new Job Support Scheme (JSS). In this article we summarise the changes made by the Chancellor to the new JSS scheme, which is due to replace the furlough scheme on 1 November 2020. The package announced is...

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See how we can help

All our Directors and Senior Managers are still available to discuss your matters via calls and emails, so please do not hesitate to get in touch.