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Government pledges additional £400million to fund catch-up projects

Government pledges additional £400million to fund catch-up projects  Secondary schools in England are being offered an additional £400million to deliver…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, Tax
Posted on: 5th March 2021

SEISS UPDATE

SEISS UPDATE The Chancellor announced in his Budget that both a 4th and 5th grant would be available for the self-employed. However, there are significant…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 5th March 2021

Capital Allowances – Super Deduction

Capital Allowances - Super Deduction In his budget the Chancellor announced a so-called Super Deduction for capital expenditure incurred by Companies.  This will apply for expenditure incurred from 1 April…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business, Tax News
Posted on: 5th March 2021

Budget summary 2021

Budget summary 2021 In the year since the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered his first Budget to a packed Commons chamber in March 2020, more than 135,000 people in the UK…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, HMRC, Latest News, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 3rd March 2021

Child Trust Funds (CTF) – Does your child have forgotten savings?

Child Trust Funds (CTF) – Does your child have forgotten savings? It is estimated that around 200,000 Child Trust Funds (CTF) are still waiting to…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, News, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 3rd March 2021

VAT deferral payment scheme

VAT deferral payment scheme The deferral payment scheme will open on 23 February 2021 when you can apply to pay your deferred VAT over up to 11 instalments without incurring interest or penalties. You can…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 11th February 2021

Haslers HR Covid-19 Staff Vaccine Update

Haslers HR Covid-19 Staff Vaccine Update Employers are faced with lots of questions regarding whether they should give COVID tests to…

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Blog, Covid-19, HR, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 10th February 2021

Haslers congratulate staff members on long service in anniversary year As the firm begins its 70th year in business, it is recognising the outstanding achievements of its team and reflecting on their time at the…

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Blog, Covid-19, HR
Posted on: 10th February 2021

Covid-19 puts legal aid lawyers under severe pressure

Covid-19 puts legal aid lawyers under severe pressure A survey by the Legal Aid Practitioners’ Group (LAPG) has revealed that 79% of legal aid lawyers have experienced stress as a…

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Blog, Covid-19, Legal, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 9th February 2021

CMA calls for further reform in the legal services sector

CMA calls for further reform in the legal services sector In a review of progress made since its 2016 market study of the legal services sector in England and Wales, the Competition & Markets Authority…

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Blog, Covid-19, Legal, SMEs / Business, Solicitors
Posted on: 9th February 2021

Solicitors brief update February 2021

Solicitors brief update February 2021 Covid-19 leads to delay in small claims trials Small claims are taking almost three months…

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Blog, Covid-19, In The Press, Legal, SMEs / Business, Solicitors
Posted on: 9th February 2021

3000 law firms at risk of closure or merger

3000 law firms at risk of closure or merger  As many as 3,000 of the 10,000 law firms currently practising in the UK are at…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, HMRC, News, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 9th February 2021

SRA strengthens NDA guidance

SRA strengthens NDA guidance The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has published revised guidance on the use of Non- Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) following concerns about the professional conduct of some solicitors.…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 9th February 2021

Funding to tackle court backlog

Funding to tackle court backlog  Spending by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in England and Wales in 2021/22 will increase by 3.3% to help tackle the rising backlog in courts and tribunals as a result…

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Blog, Covid-19, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 9th February 2021

New Age of self employment

New Age of self employment Changes in how people save, invest, and plan for retirement  Self-employment plays a vital role…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, News, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 3rd February 2021