Furlough scheme June to October – the key changes

1st June, 2020

Another weekend, another set of changes to the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to digest! Clayton & Brewill explains how the furlough scheme will change over the next few months and what employers need to know. The government introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) in March and it has provided a real financial lifeline… View Article

Self-employed support measures: SEISS grant eligibility and how to apply

26th May, 2020

Self-employed individuals whose business has been adversely affected by coronavirus can now apply for a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) – a taxable grant worth 80% of your average monthly trading profits. Here, Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill takes a closer look at who is eligible for the scheme, what support it provides, and how to make a claim…. View Article

CJRS claims deadline for May is imminent

19th May, 2020

It’s been nearly a month since the portal for making Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) claims for furloughed employees went live, and many businesses will no doubt be seeking to make another claim in order to receive a payment by the end of May. When you make a claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme,… View Article

Furloughed employees: fast and effective Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claims

24th April, 2020

The portal for making CJRS claims for furloughed employees went live on Monday 20 April, and the Clayton & Brewill team has already helped more than 100 businesses to calculate and submit their claims. HMRC is committed to making payments within six working days of the claim being filed, so time is of the essence… View Article

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: a guide to furlough leave

9th April, 2020

Designed to support businesses whose operations have been severely affected by COVID-19, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme allows employers to claim for 80% of furloughed employees’ usual monthly wage costs. In this article, Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill provides a guide to furlough leave, including recent updates regarding furlough leave for directors and for… View Article

VAT, self assessment and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

26th March, 2020

In addition to the briefing we shared last week, we wanted to provide you with an update on further measures that have been announced by the government to support businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. The latest measures include deferring VAT and self assessment payments for six months and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. VAT The deferral… View Article

Off-payroll changes: what to expect

5th February, 2020

From 6 April 2020, there will likely be a major shake-up to the off-payroll (IR35) rules. With draft legislation already published, and changes to the Check Employment Status Tool (CEST) and adaptations to HMRC guidance still likely, Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill takes a look at some of the expected changes to the off-payroll… View Article

Holiday pay: it comes with the job

24th September, 2019

You may have seen adverts from the holiday pay awareness campaign earlier this year: ‘Holiday pay. It comes with the job’. This is part of a wider government initiative, the modern Industrial Strategy, aimed at giving employers and workers better understanding of workplace rights and responsibilities. Nottingham accountants Clayton & Brewill explains more about holiday… View Article

A guide to minimum wage for employers

20th August, 2019

Getting minimum wage obligations right can be challenging for employers, as indicated by the findings of a recent report by the Low Pay Commission, which highlighted minimum wage underpayment among employers of nine or fewer workers. Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill have put together a helpful guide to minimum wage for employers. The guide… View Article

Employment status – why it matters

15th May, 2019

The modern workplace has evolved rapidly, with the development of the ‘gig’ economy and new ways of working. Freelance workers, contractors working via personal service companies, and workers accessing web-based platforms, for example, are now all integral parts of the modern workforce. With the tax and employment rules struggling to catch up, employment status is… View Article

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