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08 Jun 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced changes to the government''s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS).
On 5 June 2020, HMRC announced a five-month delay to the introduction of the domestic VAT reverse charge for construction services.
Several changes to the CLBILS scheme have taken effect from 26 May.
On 20 May 2020, the government launched its Future Fund package, which aims to support start-up businesses not eligible for other COVID-19 rescue measures.
On 26 May 2020, HMRC opened up its Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rebate claim service.
The government is making changes to insolvency and company law as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UK government published its plans for a new import tariff regime following the end of the Brexit transition period.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has opened an inquiry into the UK's management of tax relief.
06 May 2020
On 4 May 2020 the government launched the Bounce Back Loan Scheme.
On 27 April 2020 the UK's seven largest small business lenders announced they had relaxed their evidence requirements for applications to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).
On 20 April 2020 the government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme went live for applications.
HMRC has released guidance on the COVID-19 Self-employment Income Support Scheme.
The UK government launched an online platform to help businesses access financial support during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has warned that the UK economy could shrink by 35% this quarter due to the COVID-19 crisis.
The Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has suggested that government borrowing may rise to £300 billion in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
HMRC has confirmed it will not charge penalties for the late reporting of capital gains tax (CGT) on disposals of UK residential property by UK residents made by 31 July 2020.
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Here at Groucott Moor, we understand how unsettling the changing climate is. We want to reassure you that Groucott Moor we are here to advise and support you in any way that we can. Andrew and all the team remain on hand at all times to provide you with support and guidance so please do not hesitate to get in touch if you need to.
We would like to reassure you that we are monitoring developments closely and putting in place sensible measures as the Government guidelines continue to be reported.
We would also like to reassure you of our business continuity planning that would enable us to continue to provide a high level of service in the event that our staff have to work remotely.
We have, recently as a firm, embraced and invested in technology to enable operation through the cloud, which includes the use of various technologies and will enable us to continue to provide you with a full service, ‘business as usual’
We have listed below a number of actions we are taking to ensure that we can maintain business as usual:
The health, safety and well-being of employees and clients is of upmost importance to us and we are providing guidance to employees.
Please be aware, that to ensure the safety of clients and themselves, our staff will not be visiting client premises going forward until things change and we have further clear government guidelines to follow. We would now ask that all unnecessary visits to Lombard House are now ceased until further notice .
Should you need to attend Groucott Moor offices you will be asked to sanitize your hands and also asked , if you have had contact with anyone with coronavirus and/or been advised to self-isolate. Again, this would only be as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the virus.
This is a constantly evolving situation and we want to provide the reassurance that we are taking sensible precautions to minimise the impact on employees and clients, whilst continuing to carry out our business to a high standard.
In the meantime, stay safe, remain vigilant and call on our help when you need it.