Covid 19 Updates


Primary MATs save average of £25k as a result of Covid closures

Primary MATs save average of £25k as a result of Covid closures  Primary multi-academy trusts have saved, on average, £25,000 in running costs as a result of schools closures brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.…

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Posted on: 5th March 2021

Headteachers urge Government to refund pupil premium funding

Headteachers urge Government to refund pupil premium funding   Schools are urging the Government to provide additional cash to bridge…

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Posted on: 5th March 2021

New Education Recovery Tsar appointed

New Education Recovery Tsar appointed  The Government has appointed Sir Kevan Collins to the newly created role of Education Recovery Tsar. Sir Kevan, who was…

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Posted on: 5th March 2021

£78million additional funding for rapid Covid testing allocated to schools

£78million additional funding for rapid Covid testing allocated to schools  An additional £78million worth of funding, earmarked to pay for rapid Covid testing, has been…

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Posted on: 5th March 2021

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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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…

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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…

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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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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 be claimed, with an average of £2,000 in each. A…

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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…

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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 staff, allow staff time off for tests and vaccines and what to do if staff…

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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…

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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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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,…

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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 longer to go to trial compared with a year ago…

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Posted on: 9th February 2021