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Read our latest Practice News as well as sector specific and accountancy updates from across the UK.

Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 4 May 2020

Even though we have probably seen the most extensive government economic intervention in our generation, there are still businesses and individuals who have fallen outside of the measures introduced. This is something we raised with local MPs and MSPs and business organisations at the start of last month. It does appear that some gaps are […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 1 May 2020 – Scottish Hardship Funding

Hardship Fund – Newly Self-employed and SMEs (Scotland only) The Scottish Government confirmed yesterday a wider package of business support for the self-employed and SMEs who are not covered by, or who are struggling to access, existing measures. The three separate funds are open for applications now and will begin to pay out grants in […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 28 April 2020 – Bounce Back Loans

There has been a welcome announcement in relation to the availability of further loans for smaller businesses. The Bounce Back Loan Scheme will hopefully help smaller business manage with today’s environment and also prepare for a future after COVID-19. Bounce Back Loans The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced the Bounce Back Loan Scheme to specifically […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 24 April 2020

In reaction to pressures from the High Street in particular, the UK Government is introducing further laws to protect commercial tenants from eviction. We are noticing an increasing number of questions in relation to the COVID-19 Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and how this affects furloughed staff. The devil is always in the detail, and many […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 22 April 2020

We have added a summary of all  business measures announced to date on the news section of our website – the latest information will always be in the article at the top of this page. New announcements made so far this week include funding for businesses reliant on private equity investments and also more details in relation […]

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COVID-19: 24 September Update – Rishi Sunak announces Winter Economy Plan

We now know that there will not be the usual Autumn Budget.  Instead, Rishi Sunak has outlined the government’s plan, dubbed the Winter Economy Plan, to support businesses and safeguard employment over the next few months. Included in this update is an overview of the key points to note.  No doubt further details will be […]


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Tax and Crypto Assets

2009 saw the launch of Bitcoin. Originally seen as being just for geeks and possibly hackers, crypto assets are becoming more common and even considered mainstream by many. HMRC has noted this increased interest in crypto assets. If you invest or trade in crypto assets and you pay taxes in the UK, you need to […]