Local grant funding for open and closed businesses

Local grant funding for open and closed businesses

Local grant funding is being made available to businesses impacted by national and local restrictions, via local councils. Local Restrictions Support Grant (LSRG (Closed)) Businesses that were open but required to close because of local restrictions may be eligible to

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Coronavirus; Business support from the Government

Coronavirus; Business support from the Government

The Chancellor has set out a package of ‘temporary, timely and targeted’ measures to support public services, individuals and businesses throughout this period of disruption and uncertainty caused by the outbreak and ongoing spread of Coronavirus. Here, we summarise what

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Business rates appeals take a tumble in wake of new system

According to Government figures, business rates appeals have fallen drastically since the new ‘Check, Challenge, Appeal’ system was introduced in April 2017. Between 1 April 2017 and 31 December 2017, only 1,210 valuations were challenged[1]. This represents a 99.3% reduction

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The Autumn Budget 2017: What did the red box reveal?

Yesterday, Philip Hammond delivered his second Budget of 2017, the Autumn Budget. This follows the move to one major fiscal event each year, announced last November. After the snap general election, many had anticipated major changes and brave decision-making. Though Hammond

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SME’s and the problem with productivity

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) have a huge role to play within the UK economy. Forecasts predict that they will contribute over £217bn to the nation’s pot by 2020. Despite this, productivity in the UK is still a problem as it currently sits

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A summary of Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget speech

Yesterday afternoon The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered his first and last Spring Budget, giving a promising speech in which he altered very little within the tax system promoting a level of stability that we, as accountants, can only approve of.

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