Author: Jack Burnett

Employment Allowance increased as of April 2022

Employment Allowance increased as of April 2022

In the Spring Statement in March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak introduced several new measures to help the public combat the current cost-of-living crisis. One of these measures was the boost to Employment Allowance for UK families and businesses. What is Employment...
Trust Registration – Registrable Express Trusts

Trust Registration – Registrable Express Trusts

UK express trusts and some non-UK trusts in existence on or after 6th October 2020 must be registered with the UK Trust Registration Service (TRS) by 1st September 2022.  On 6th October 2020, as part of the UK’s implementation of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive...
Government inaction on long COVID could cost billions

Government inaction on long COVID could cost billions

There are now more than a million workers missing from the workforce compared to pre-pandemic figures, according to a report published by the IPPR think tank. About 400,000 of these are no longer working because of health factors relating to the pandemic, including...
Latest guidance for employers

Latest guidance for employers

HMRC has published the latest issue of the Employer Bulletin. The April issue has information on various topics including: Forthcoming deadlines Claiming employment allowance from April 2022 Student loans Coronavirus updates and information Official rate of interest...
Export growth is ‘stagnant’, BCC finds

Export growth is ‘stagnant’, BCC finds

Data published by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) shows that UK export growth has been effectively stagnant for the past year. The BCC’s quarterly Trade Confidence Outlook revealed that the proportion of exporters reporting increased overseas sales was...