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24/03/2020 – Dear Client, We have now had the weekend to digest what has been an unprecedented week for the UK - where citizens have been asked to isolate, social distance, stay away from family and friends, not panic buy. Businesses, employees, casual workers, directors have had to make difficult decisions - go to work, work from home, work when … More...

Simia Wall Client Support (EMAIL 1)

17/03/2020 – In view of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we want to send you all our best wishes. In terms of our services, we have full contingency plans in place to ensure we can continue to offer the best service possible, especially where social isolation and home working has become necessary. We are fully set up for remote working and online or … More...

Temporary extension to the Help to Buy scheme

29/10/2020 – The Help to Buy equity loans scheme is open to both first-time buyers and home movers on new-build homes in England with a purchase price up to £600,000. The Help to Buy equity loans provide a low-interest loan towards the deposit. The loan is interest free for the first 5 years. New home buyers need a 5% deposit, and the government … More...

Job Support Scheme for closed businesses

29/10/2020 – The CJRS or furlough scheme ended on 31 October 2020 and has been replaced by the Job Support Scheme (JSS). This JSS has been designed to help businesses and employees deal with a fresh spike of the virus and a winter of uncertainty. The JSS is now split into two parts, the JSS Open for businesses which remain open and the JSS Closed for … More...

Venues required to enforce rule of six

29/10/2020 – Since 18 September 2020, many designated venues in England have been required to enforce the rule of 6. The 'rule of 6' bans any social gathering of more than 6 people, except under limited circumstances such as if a single household or support bubble includes more than 6 people. Services included within the legal requirements to … More...

Carry back charitable donations

29/10/2020 – If you pay Income Tax at the basic rate no additional relief is due on your charitable donations. However, if you are a higher rate or additional rate taxpayer then you can claim tax relief on the difference between the basic rate and your highest rate of tax. This relief is given by increasing your basic rate and higher rate band by the … More...

JSS – financial impact test for large employers

29/10/2020 – The Job Support Scheme (JSS) Open is available from 1 November 2020 for businesses that remain open but with employees working reduced hours. Employees must work at least 20% of their usual hours, paid as normal, in order to qualify for the JSS Open. The employee will then receive 66.67% of their normal pay for hours not worked. Employees … More...

JSS fraudulent claims

29/10/2020 – The Job Support Scheme (JSS) has replaced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which came to an end on 31 October 2020.There are significant concerns that between 5%-10% of claims made under the CJRS were fraudulent or made in error. There are additional anti-fraud measures in place to help prevent fraudulent claims made under … More...

Events company collapse

29/10/2020 – A recent investigation by the Insolvency Service has seen a husband and wife disqualified from being directors for a total of 17 years. The husband and wife team were directors of a company that provided conference and event organisation services across the UK. The male director had resigned as a director of the company in November 2014 … More...

Unravelling the jargon: what is a support bubble?

27/10/2020 – The following notes are copied from the GOV.UK website. At first glance, it would appear that the definition of a support bubble should be fairly easy to grasp. Don’t hold your breath. Basically, a support bubble is a close support network between a household with only one adult in the home (known as a single-adult household) and … More...

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582 Honeypot Lane
Middlesex   
HA7 1JS   
 
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London   
EC2M 4NJ

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