Covid 19 – Business News Update (12 August 2020)

Covid 19 – Business News Update (12 August 2020)

The headlines today are about the economy being in recession for the first time in 11 years and the UK suffered its biggest slump on record between April and June as coronavirus lockdown measures pushed the country officially into recession. The economy shrank 20.4%...
Covid 19 – Business News Update (12 August 2020)

Covid 19 – Business News Update (7 August 2020)

We have seen over the last week or so, how Covid-19 can quickly impact on our pathway out of lockdown. Holidays abroad have again been affected and stricter measures re-introduced in some regions of the country. We need to remain vigilant, keep ourselves, our families...
Covid 19 – Business News Update (12 August 2020)

Covid 19 – Business News Update (4 August 2020)

THE LATEST INDICATORS FOR THE UK ECONOMY AND SOCIETY  The Office for National Statistics (ONS) produced an economic survey on Coronavirus on the 30 July. The main points are: Of businesses still trading, the arts, entertainment and recreation industry had the highest...
Covid 19 – Business News Update (12 August 2020)

Covid 19 – Business News Update (29 July 2020)

The headlines today show concern over a second wave of the Pandemic and there are calls for more “intelligent” quarantine and airport tests. We are in a “New Normal” and it is clear from those businesses who are successfully coping is that being flexible is a key...
Covid 19 – Business News Update (22 July 2020)

Covid 19 – Business News Update (22 July 2020)

MAKING TAX DIGITAL (MTD) Yesterday the Government published an overview of Making Tax Digital. The big news is that all VAT registered businesses with VAT turnover below £85,000 will be required to follow MTD rules for returns filed on or after April 2022. That might...