Working parents struck by Covid-19 will be allowed to continue claiming Tax-Free Childcare, HMRC confirms

Working parents who fall under the income threshold to claim Tax-Free Childcare as a result of Covid-19 will be allowed to continue receiving relief, it has been announced.

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Self Assessment: HMRC recommends completing online returns ahead of the deadline

Self Assessment individuals have 97 days left to complete their tax returns online before the deadline, but HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recommends completing it as early as possible.

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New grant funding scheme announced to help SMEs trade overseas

Up to £38 million in grant funding has been made available for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) seeking to trade overseas, it has been announced.

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Government extends further support to businesses affected by COVID-19

Under increasing pressure from business groups, local authority leaders and the public, the Government has decided to extend several of its existing support measures to help businesses across the UK – regardless of whether they are forced to close or

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From in-store to online: the rise of start-ups during the coronavirus pandemic

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of new business start-ups has increased by 5 per cent during the third quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2019.

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ICAEW “questions” pension tax relief proposals

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has raised concerns over proposals to alter the level of tax relief on pensions contributions for low-earners, arguing that any changes could burden businesses.

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Brexit: Just 13 per cent of businesses feel prepared for the UK to leave the EU

According to the latest research, one in eight businesses feel prepared for the UK to leave the European Union (EU) after the transition period comes to an end in December.

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Heritage organisations set to receive £103 million under Culture Recovery Fund

Some 445 heritage organisations affected by Covid-19 are set to receive more than £103 million in affordable loans and grant funding, it has been revealed.

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UK Export Finance scheme extended to more than 100 overseas territories

The Government’s UK Export Finance (UKEF) scheme has now been extended to support international trade in more than 100 countries, it has been announced.

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HM Revenue & Customs publishes further details of the Job Support Scheme

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published further details of the Job Support Scheme (JSS), announced by the Chancellor during his Winter Economy Statement in Parliament on 24 September. The JSS is intended to support businesses facing reduced demand over

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