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Monday, 28 September 2020

Further support for businesses

There continues to be new schemes launched to support businesses in the ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding for these schemes is being directed to the regional Local Enterprise Partnerships across the country.

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Monday, 28 September 2020

Enhanced Time to Pay for Self-Assessment taxpayers

In its Winter Economic Statement on 24 September 2020, the Government announced that it will give the self-employed and other taxpayers more time to pay taxes due in January 2021.

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Friday, 25 September 2020

Winter Economic Update 2020

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered a statement to the House of Commons on 24 September, outlining plans to help protect jobs across the UK whilst the country faces a resurgence of coronavirus and a winter of uncertainty.

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Friday, 25 September 2020

*Special guest episode* - Dr Chris Mason on Leadership Success

This weeks episode is the first in a set of upcoming special guest episodes, with Dr Chris Mason, the coach of the coaches! 

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Friday, 25 September 2020

Changes to Coronavirus Business Loans

On 24 September 2020, the Chancellor announced a series of new support measures available to businesses with the furlough scheme coming to an end. This included some changes to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme.

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Friday, 25 September 2020

Impact of the Winter Economic Statement for the tourism, leisure and hospitality industry

Which measures announced in the Chancellor's Winter Economic Statement will help the tourism, leisure and hospitality industry?

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Friday, 25 September 2020

Extension to Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

In delivering his Winter Economic Statement on 24 September, the Chancellor announced a welcome extension to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

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Friday, 25 September 2020

New VAT payment scheme

In light of further COVID-19 restrictions to the tourism, leisure and hospitality sector announced earlier in the week, the Chancellor has tempered some of the pain with further VAT measures in his Winter Economic Statement.

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Friday, 25 September 2020

Will the Job Support Scheme be effective?

As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme finishes at the end of October 2020, will the ‘replacement’ Job Support Scheme be enough? What are the challenges ahead?

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Friday, 25 September 2020

The new Job Support Scheme: welcome news for SMEs

The Government has announced its Winter Economic Statement which includes the introduction of a new Coronavirus Job Support Scheme. Our blog explains how this works, with an example.

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Thursday, 24 September 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: opportunity to revisit claims

HMRC have started their review of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claims by contacting around 3,000 employers they believe may have over-claimed. All employers need to act now to review their claims and make any amendments by 20 October 2020 to avoid HMRC activity and penalties.

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Thursday, 24 September 2020

What challenges are solicitors currently facing?

Our recent webinar discussed the implementation of the new Solicitors Accounts Rules and the effect of COVID-19 on solicitors practices. During the webinar, we ran three live polls and the results highlighted three different challenges that you may also be facing.

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Thursday, 24 September 2020

How GP practices can run a successful flu campaign

As a result of COVID-19, the flu programme has been expanded for 2020/21 and more patients are eligible for a free flu vaccine. How can GP Practices plan a successful flu campaign?

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Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Test case decision offers hope to those with Business Interruption insurance

The High Court’s decision in the COVID-19 insurance test case is encouraging. The ruling has increased the likelihood that Business Interruption insurance policyholders could receive a contribution to the cashflow shortfall caused by the pandemic.

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Monday, 21 September 2020

Can British farming survive in a world market?

Can British farming compete when other parts of the world are engaging in production on a massive scale? Our detailed comparison shows why we can be optimistic about British farming.

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Friday, 18 September 2020

Eat, sleep, run, repeat

In this week's podcast, James and Mark build on previous episodes to help business leaders and their teams feel more energised in work and life.

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Thursday, 17 September 2020

MHA Larking Gowen helps continued growth for well known estate agents

MHA Larking Gowen partner, Mark Curtis, worked closely with Charlie Webster and Rogers & Norton Solicitors to help structure a deal that will allow Websters to continue to grow their lettings offering by acquiring First Lettings Norwich. 

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Thursday, 17 September 2020

Could tourism businesses miss out on the Job Retention Bonus?

The Job Retention Bonus scheme will pay businesses a bonus of £1,000 for each furloughed worker still on the payroll in February 2021. However, there are conditions. Read our blog to make sure your business doesn’t miss out.

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Thursday, 17 September 2020

Is your farm fit for Brexit?

As the UK heads towards Brexit, our farming ten-point plan gives tips to strengthen your farming business.

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020

WEBINAR - Business resilience | Now, for tomorrow

We have all discovered how resilient we can be, and what we needed to change. Now it’s about taking those lessons, and applying them as we move forwards to make sure we are as best placed as possible for whatever the future throws at us.

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Saturday, 12 September 2020

So so, or mojo?

In this week's episode, James and Mark provide three top tips on how to reclaim your mojo in business and in life. Yeah baby!

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Friday, 11 September 2020

Not for Profit eNews - September 2020

This month's edition covers the MHA Trustee Hub, Academies: financial statements, Changes to digital advertising, Survive, Adapt, Thrive from The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and more.

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Tuesday, 08 September 2020

UK Government launches landmark Kickstart Scheme

Tessa Brown summarises the government's new Kickstart Scheme and how this will affect employers.

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Monday, 07 September 2020

Capital Gains Tax: are there clouds on the horizon?

With the Office of Tax Simplification now reviewing the Capital Gains Tax rules, farms and landed estates partner, Ashley Smith, asks what any possible changes could mean for the agriculture sector.

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Friday, 04 September 2020

Working in a ghost town

In this week's podcast, James and Mark reflect on the choice many business owners and employees are now facing as to whether to return to the office, and the knock-on impact this will have on the surrounding economies.

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Friday, 04 September 2020

Trust registration (TRS): 2020 update

Following this year's updates to the Anti Money Laundering Directive (AMLD), agriculture specialist, Kelly Wright, discusses how this affects trusts and which trusts need to register and which are exempt.

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Wednesday, 02 September 2020

Solicitors Accounts Rules - Operational issues around COVID-19 and the pitfalls for the new rules

On this webinar, MHA Larking Gowen legal experts, Jon Woolston, John Atkins and Ellis Lake, discussed the issues encountered when adopting the new Solicitors Accounts Rules and how best to manage these rules.

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Tuesday, 01 September 2020

NHS Pension consultation to remove age discrimination from the Scheme

In 2015, reforms to all main public service pension schemes were brought in to make sure they were sustainable and affordable. These reforms, however, didn’t apply to those closest to retirement. Jamie Butcher discusses changes aimed at removing age discrimination.

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Friday, 28 August 2020

Sailing the Entrepreneur Ship

By popular demand in this week's show Mark and James build on Episode 7, All Aboard the Entrepreneur Ship.

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Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Has the Eat Out to Help Out scheme been a success?

Martin uses his specialist knowledge of the hospitality sector in his latest blog. Looking at the Government's Eat Out to Help Out scheme, he discusses just how popular it's been and if businesses have really benefited.

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