Legislative Priorities Laid Our In Queen’s Speech

Business in the Queen’s Speech This week the government set out its legislative priorities for the current session of Parliament, including the following: An Energy Security Bill later this year to deliver a cleaner, more affordable, and more secure energy system and help to protect consumers against global price fluctuations. The Digital Markets, Competition and… Continue reading Legislative Priorities Laid Our In Queen’s Speech

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Pilot GOV.UK service to find and apply for government grants

A new pilot service is available on GOV.UK to make it simpler, faster and fairer to find and apply for government grants.  It’s been co-created with the Government Grants Community – including people from small to medium-sized businesses.  Starting with a small sample of grants, you can test the ability to browse, search and filter… Continue reading Pilot GOV.UK service to find and apply for government grants

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Spring Statement – Measures For Businesses

Spring statement – measures for business The Chancellor this week presented the Spring Statement. Measures to support businesses include: Cutting fuel duty on petrol and diesel by 5p per litre for 12 months, worth around £200 for the average van driver and £1,500 for the average haulier. Increasing the Employment Allowance from £4,000 to £5,000,… Continue reading Spring Statement – Measures For Businesses

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Best Practice for Secure Business Communications

The National Cyber Security Centre has published new advice for businesses on creating trustworthy customer messages following a rise in text and call-based scams. The guidance sets out how businesses can contact customers in a way that is more secure and distinguishable from fraudsters impersonating well known and trusted brands. The guide covers SMS and telephone… Continue reading Best Practice for Secure Business Communications

Free Acas advice available to all employers

Free Acas advice available to all employers Acas works with millions of employers and employees every year to improve workplace relationships. Acas provides free, confidential advice to employers of all sizes and across all industries who have questions about employment rules, the law, employer duty of care and HR policies and procedures. Call the Acas… Continue reading Free Acas advice available to all employers

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Declaring Coronavirus Business Support Grants and Payments For Your Company

Coronavirus grants and payments to support businesses during the pandemic are taxable. If you are a Limited Company and received any coronavirus support grants or payments, it is important to make sure you have the latest information so you can complete your Company Tax Return (CT600) accurately. If you need to complete a Company Tax… Continue reading Declaring Coronavirus Business Support Grants and Payments For Your Company

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Changes to Customs Declarations from 1 January 2022

Customs Declarations From 1‌‌ ‌January‌‌ ‌2022, you will no longer be able to delay making import customs declarations under the Staged Customs Controls rules that have applied during 2021. Most importers will have to make declarations and pay relevant tariffs at the point of import. Before 1‌‌ ‌January‌‌ ‌2022, you should consider how you are… Continue reading Changes to Customs Declarations from 1 January 2022

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