As the UK national lockdowns continue, we are pleased that there is some good news for hospitality and other businesses who were closed by the Government in the first lockdown, after the Supreme Court ruled that insurers should pay business interruption claims. In this newsletter, we summarise the findings and provide an update on Brexit…

Apologies for inflicting upon you another one on Import / Export, but the idea is to make your life a little easier if you are in the import/ export business on the basis “forewarned is Forearmed “ Life is now very much more complicated for businesses that need to import or export goods to or…

Most of you will have seen on the TV the chaos on the border with  goods being held up at the customs following  the end of the transmission period , mostly due to incomplete /incorrect / defective  paperwork, below is some helpful advice which will ensure that you avoid unnecessary holdups Specific origin wording  should…

I felt that the below information might be useful in assessing if a claim is possible under the Business Interruption Insurance given quite a few cases waiting to be adjucated We have previously highlighted the ability of clients to make a claim against their insurers under business interruption policies. The FCA decided to launch a…

As we end the first week of the new year,  many businesses are gearing up gradually to doing their best to carry on and come to terms with the post Brexit rules , understandably, there are areas of Vat still causing confusion out there to the businesses operating through Europe for example, businesses operating in…

The changes below will be relevant to some businesses involved in import and export businesses following the new HMRC guidance The post Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020. HMRC has issued guidance for both Exporting & Importing goods Customs Businesses from 1 January 2021 will need to make decisions on how they export…

Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000, the Chancellor announced on 5th January. The Chancellor announced one-off top up grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses worth up to £9,000 per property to help businesses through to the Spring. In addition there is a £594…

Some more pertinent news for our clients in the construction industry , worth reading and making a note, as ever we are here to advise and to keep you ahead of the legislation The construction industry is facing a triple whammy of tax changes in 2021as below: VAT domestic reverse charge on 1 March, off-payroll…

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