All posts by Stacey Yates


Cheryl Lawes Mentor 360 App

Mentor 360

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 23rd September 2021

This month England and Company Director Cheryl Lawes was asked to contribute and share her financial wisdom on Mentor 360. Mentor 360 works as a pocket life coach, wrapped up in an app. Designed to help you form new habits, define positive progressions, and set actionable outcomes. Its mentors include celebrities such as SAS: Who Dares Wins, […]




Health and Social Care levy

Health & Social Care Levy

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 8th September 2021

Yesterday the Government announced a new Health & Social Care Levy Those who wish to read the details – so far as they are available – can do so here: The Levy will effectively be introduced from April 2022, when NICs for working age employees, self-employed and employers will increase by 1.25%. All rates of […]




Briefing news 9th July

Briefing 26 – 9th July

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 9th July 2021

The 5th round of Government Support under the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme For those of you who are self-employed – we are aware you have been receiving emails this week regarding the above. The 5th grant is different than the previous four, as it is calculated with reference to a drop in turnover levels rather […]




Briefing 25 – 24th June

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 25th May 2021

Furlough changes – 1 July 2021 If you cannot maintain your workforce because your operations have been affected by coronavirus ( Covid 19) You can furlough employees and apply for a grant to cover a portion of their usual monthly wage costs where you record them as being on furlough.  For periods starting on or […]





Budget 2021 Briefing – 5 March 2021

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 5th March 2021

Following on from the Chancellor’s highly anticipated Budget of 3rd March, we would like to highlight some of the measures announced to our business and personal tax clients. The Chancellor has outlined measures for the Government’s continued support directly as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, together with budget and tax measures for the coming […]




Tax on company cars: Does it now pay to go electric with your fleet?

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 1st March 2021

There are currently several compelling reasons to switch to electric cars now rather later, aside from the considerable environmental benefits of running an electric company car vs petrol or diesel. The government are still determined to see the UK move to electric-only vehicle sales by 2030, which means there are now significant taxable benefits to […]




Domestic VAT reversal in construction

VAT Domestic Reverse Charge in Construction

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published

The VAT domestic reverse charge for construction comes into force today, the 1st March 2021. Please find below England & Company’s complete guide for your reference. Why is the VAT reverse charge for construction services being introduced? The domestic reverse charge VAT procedure is an anti-fraud measure designed to counter sophisticated criminal attacks on the […]




Briefing 24 – 9th February

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 9th February 2021

Just a short Briefing this time – The first sections concern England and Company Payroll Bureau and New Payment Scheme for VAT deferred from last year The rest of the briefing is for the attention of VAT Registered clients working in the Construction Industry. Payroll Bureau – Polite Request To ensure the smooth running of […]




Deadline dates Tax return and SEISS

Briefing 23 – 25th January

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 25th January 2021

Please note below important deadlines in respect of SEISS and Tax Returns. Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Please note that the deadline to claim the third grant is 29 January 2021 As advised in our Briefing dated 7th November 2020, the Chancellor announced two additional taxable grants payable for the three months from I […]




Briefing 22 – 21st January

By: Stacey Yates     |     Published 21st January 2021

Just a short Briefing to follow up on our Briefing of 7 January, in respect of “One-Off” Grants. We would like to pass on our thanks to the Wimborne BID for providing the following information: Dorset Council have now released information about Grant funding. Rate-payers for businesses forced to close can apply for the Local Restrictions […]