Work from Home Expenses

06/05/2020Misc

Computing business expenses has always been a hazy prospect, especially if you’re working from home or are self-employed—the concept of work and home has already been blurred, after all.  You’re very much entitled to receive certain amounts of expenses, but what are you specifically entitled to?   Some expenses are clear-cut, but you may be …

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Government launches new small business micro-loan scheme

28/04/2020Misc

28 April 2020: the chancellor has announced a new Bounce Back loan scheme, allowing small businesses hit by the impact of coronavirus measures to apply for up £50,000, with the government guaranteeing 100% of the advance. Billed by chancellor Rishi Sunak as a “simple, quick, easy solution for those in need of smaller loans,” businesses …

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4 Ways to keep your business running

23/04/2020Misc

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is putting local and international businesses at financial risk. In a bid to decrease the risk of transmission of the disease, this health crisis forced stores and companies to work remotely and use digital platforms to serve their customers continuously, even while observing physical distancing.   While remotely working can …

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How to apply for tax-free childcare

06/08/2019Misc

Government childcare scheme – tax-free top-up Working parents can receive a tax-free top up from the Government to help with their childcare costs. The top up is worth £500 every three months (£2,000 a year). A higher top-up of £4,000 a year (£1,000 every three months) is available where the child is disabled. To receive …

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