Covid 19 – Child Benefit

Covid 19 – Child Benefit

You are entitled to child benefit if you have a child living with you who is: Under 16 Under 20 if they stay in approved education or training Even if as a family you decide not to claim Child benefits because your income or that of your partner’s is in excess of...
The High Income Child Benefit Charge

The High Income Child Benefit Charge

The High Income Child Benefit Charge (HICBC) first came into effect in January 2013.  It is a tax charge that applies to anyone with an income over £50,000 if they or their partner claims Child Benefit. The HICBC also applies if someone else receives Child Benefit for...
Crisis Management – how should you be communicating?

Crisis Management – how should you be communicating?

At the moment we are all experiencing a new reality and it is something that everyone is adapting to at their own pace. As businesses and individuals all we can do is our best and last week I attended a Crisis Management Webinar, chaired by interim CEO Nigel Lambe of...
COVID-19 Business Impact Update – Part 10

COVID-19 Business Impact Update – Part 10

There has been an important update on the mechanism for claiming the “furlough” grants under the Job Retention Scheme, and that is covered below, along with some other updates. Job Retention Scheme (JRS) The Government’s guidance has previously been that the claims...
COVID 19 – Does my business have enough cash?

COVID 19 – Does my business have enough cash?

What are the benefits of a cash flow forecast? Keeping a keen eye on your cash has always been an important part of running a successful business and at the moment, given the current COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainties that many businesses are facing at this...