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Briefing 11 – 12th August

By: England and Company     |     Published 14th August 2020

SELF-EMPLOYED INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME (SEISS) This section of the briefing is specifically focused at out Self-Employed or Partnership member clients.  For clarity, you are not self-employed if you own shares and are a Director of a Limited company business you control. In May, those self-employed that were eligible, were able to make a grant claim […]





Job Retention Scheme – 31st July deadline

By: England and Company     |     Published 24th July 2020

This is a reminder to companies planning to make a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claim for the period ending on or before 30 June, make sure it’s completed by 31 July, as this is the last date to make those claims. From the 1 August the Job Retention Scheme will no longer fund employers’ National Insurance and pension contributions, for furloughed […]




Briefing 10 moving up

Briefing 10 – 17th July

By: England and Company     |     Published 20th July 2020

As you will all no doubt know by now, Chancellor Rishi Sunak, announced ‘A Plan for Jobs’ last week. This announcement outlines how the Government plan to protect jobs and boost job creation. The Plan includes: Job Retention Bonus – HMRC will introduce a one-off payment of £1,000 to UK employers for each furloughed employee who […]




England and Company’s Cheryl Lawes discusses her involvement with the Bowra Foundation and offers advice to others considering becoming a trustee of a charity.

By: England and Company     |     Published 13th July 2020
Last week you joined Mark Bowra on Day 30 of his Bowra1000 challenge. Do you want to start by telling us a little bit more about Mark and The Bowra Foundation? Mark is a remarkable character; I can honestly say it has been a humbling experience getting to know him. For those of you that [...] Read More...



Thomas Moon

One year after qualifying as an accountant you’re faced with a global pandemic and a spiralling economic crisis. Not the average start for a young accountant! Thomas Moon shares his thoughts, takeaways and how technology will continue to change accountancy.

By: England and Company     |     Published 2nd July 2020

Tom, you qualified as an accountant a year ago. It’s probably pretty safe to say it’s been quite a year. Not many accountants face a global pandemic in their first year of practice! What’s been your biggest take away from working through this crisis? Yeah, it’s been quite the year. It feels like an eternity […]




Matthew Rees

Catching up with Matthew Rees – Director on his pride on how the team at England and Company are doing everything they can to get clients through and out the other side of this pandemic.

By: England and Company     |     Published 30th June 2020

Leading a team and delivering high levels of service to clients is a demanding task during normal circumstances, how has that been affected by working remotely? Although I can’t say that working remotely hasn’t had its challenges, if nothing else simply because it is a new experience for all of us, our investment in new […]




Cheryl Lawes

Marking 30 years at England and Company Partner: Cheryl Lawes – shares her thoughts on the current situation and how Entrepreneurs can prepare for the next 6 months.

By: England and Company     |     Published 26th June 2020

England and Company team act as skilled and trusted business advisors to so many of the clients it serves. How many have called upon that level of guidance in the last few weeks? I have worked at England & company for 30 years this week and never have we as a business community faced such […]




Business Reopening

Coronavirus Briefing – 24 June 2020

By: England and Company     |     Published 24th June 2020
Please see below our latest briefing information, Flexible Furlough  We covered this in our last Briefing but as this is due to come in next week, please see further information below: From 1‌‌ July 2020, employers will have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part-time. Employers can decide the hours and shift [...] Read More...



Vat Direct Debit

Coronavirus: restore your VAT direct debits

By: England and Company     |     Published

HMRC has updated its guidance to flag the steps that need to be taken by businesses which benefited from the 20 March 2020 to 30 June 2020 Coronavirus VAT deferral period. Below are the practical points to consider and actions that may need to be taken. The deferral of VAT payments because of coronavirus ends […]




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