Redundancy and furloughed employees

Redundancy and furloughed employees

As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme draws to a close, employers may face the difficult decision to make some employees redundant. Legislation was introduced at the end of July to protect furloughed employees. Entitlement An employee is entitled to statutory...
Terminal Loss Relief

Terminal Loss Relief

Sadly, not all businesses will survive the Covid-19 pandemic, and many may take, or be forced to take, the decision to close where losses make the business untenable. The tax legislation provides various relief for losses including a special relief for losses made in...
Claiming the second grant under the SEISS

Claiming the second grant under the SEISS

Claims for the second grant under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) can be made from today, the 17th of August 2020 onwards. Who can claim? A self-employed individual or member of a partnership who meets the eligibility criteria and whose business has...
Hardship loans to employees

Hardship loans to employees

To help employees out during the Covid-19 pandemic, employers may provide ‘hardship’ loans to employees. Where loans are provided, what are the tax implications? No special rules There are no special relaxations to deal with loans provided to help employees meet...
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