Job Retention Scheme extended until April 2021

Job Retention Scheme extended

As part of the national one-month lockdown commencing on Thursday 5 November 2020, the Government initially confirmed that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) would be extended until December 2020. However, in a Treasury briefing, the government announced that the job retention scheme would continue until the end of March 2021. The government has since […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Visa Applications

In these times of changing restrictions many visa applicants will be wondering what this would mean for their applications. The position is different depending on whether the application is made inside or outside the UK. For those in the UK, the position was improved by concessions made by the Home Office. During the first lockdown […]

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COVID-19: Self Isolation and the Workplace

The government has issued new regulations (Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020) containing obligations for workers who are required to self-isolate. These impose a duty on an employer not to permit employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 or live with a person that has tested positive to attend any workplace other than […]

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HMRC Announce 2020 UK Tax Deadline Changes amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis

Whilst companies are continuing to be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, either directly or indirectly, this time in the year is often a busy time with a number of key deadlines for businesses to consider. HMRC understand some of the practical obstacles businesses are facing with many different priorities to consider and have helpfully extended […]

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