CJRS guidance on who can be furloughed

HMRC’s guidance on which employees can be placed on furlough using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been updated. The scheme will continue until at least 30 April 2021.  The updated guidance includes new information about employees who are...

Testing for international arrivals

Passengers arriving from all international destinations will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result before departing for England to help protect against new strains of coronavirus circulating internationally. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has...

Repaying furlough grants if overclaimed

Any business that has overclaimed a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) grant must pay back the overpayment to HMRC. The rules outlined below for paying HMRC back an overclaim also applies to businesses that would like to make a voluntary repayment because they do...

Lock-down 3 – business considerations

It’s official. We are in lock-down 3 in England, Scotland following suit and the other regions expected to enforce similar restrictions. It is evident that any freeing impact of the vaccine roll-outs will not have sufficient impact before February at the...