The Job Retention Scheme has been set up to enable employers to claim for their employees’ wages while they are on temporary leave of absence (furlough) due to the Coronavirus.
HMRC have issued guidance on the way in which claims can be made for the grant available under the SEISS.
There has been a lot of concentration on the Job Retention Scheme recently, but there has also been an update to the guidance for the self-employed.
We had been waiting all day for the much heralded announcement by the Chancellor, and at 5pm yesterday we got it. It is therefore the main item in our summary below.
IR35 has been in the news a fair amount recently, mainly due to the anticipated changes which the government are due to bring in, effective from 6 April 2020.