Covid 19 – Relaxation of the statutory annual leave rules.

Regulations have taken effect which amend the Working Time Regulations 1998 to relax the current restriction on carrying forward untaken annual leave. What’s been amended and why? Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR), workers have a statutory right to 5.6 weeks’ paid annual leave. The WTR require that at least four of these weeks must be taken in … Continue reading Covid 19 – Relaxation of the statutory annual leave rules.

Companies to receive 3-month extension period to file accounts during COVID-19

Businesses will be given an additional 3 months to file accounts with Companies House to help companies avoid penalties as they deal with the impact of COVID-19.Published 25 March 2020 from:Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, Companies House , and The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP From today (25 March 2020), businesses will be able to apply … Continue reading Companies to receive 3-month extension period to file accounts during COVID-19

Covid 19 – Recent updates

Please find below updated information received from HMRC. Guidance on the closure of all non-essential businesses and premises as part of further social distancing measures. This directive applies to any business providing holiday accommodation including short-term lets such as hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, campsites, boarding houses and caravan sites.The Government has issued guidance and advice for those … Continue reading Covid 19 – Recent updates

Covid 19 – Support for Businesses

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. This includes a package of measures to support businesses including: a Coronavirus Job Retention Schemedeferring VAT and Income Tax paymentsa Statutory Sick Pay relief package for SMEsa 12-month … Continue reading Covid 19 – Support for Businesses