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Impact of COVID-19 on the Property Lending Market for Commercial Real Estate Owners, Buy-to-Let Investors and Real Estate Developers

Almost two months into the lockdown, we share our views on the outlook for the UK property lending market and the relationship between borrowers and lenders in the short to medium term.

21.05.20
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COVID-19: Health and Safety when Returning to Work

As some workplaces are gradually being allowed to reopen, the attention over the next few months will turn to ensuring that work environments comply with Government guidelines and employers address all health and safety concerns so that employees can work in a danger free workplace.

15.05.20
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Three Cheers for the UK Logistics Sector!

It’s always been the case that the logistics sector has been key in helping the UK economy run smoothly, but since the implementation of lockdown measures in response to the COVID-19 crisis, its importance and role have been heightened and this needs to be recognised.

04.05.20
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COVID-19: FCA Filing Deadline Extensions

As an auditor it gives me great pleasure in confirming that finally, (a day before some of the deadlines!) given the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the FCA has released filing deadlines extensions.

22.04.20
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Just over 24 hours left to crystallise losses before the end of the tax year

In these challenging times, it is sometimes difficult to focus on the mundane. However, whilst it may feel like the world has come to a grinding halt, it has not, and so we should continue to do all the things that we would usually do – including actioning all the usual pre year end tax planning. It may come as a surprise that the tax year ends on Sunday.

02.04.20
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COVID-19: An update on investments

“There are decades where nothing happens and there are weeks where decades happen” Vladimir Lenin

01.04.20
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Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Our Corporate Recovery and Insolvency experts have spent the past few days analysing the Government's Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and have collated the key points you need to consider.

01.04.20
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and Furlough 30.03.20

Frequently asked questions

30.03.20
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COVID-19: Corporation Tax – Changes in interest on underpaid quarterly installment payments 

On 19th March, the Bank of England reduced the base rate for the second time in just over a week, in a further emergency response to protect the economy against the rapidly rising COVID-19 pandemic, reducing it to 0.1%.

27.03.20
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COVID-19: Three month Companies House filing extension given to help businesses

Businesses will be given an additional three months to file their accounts with Companies House to help them prioritise their efforts and avoid penalties, as they deal with the impact of COVID-19.

27.03.20
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COVID-19: Help for the self-employed

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Chancellor has announced that the self-employed (including members of a partnership) can claim a grant worth up to 80% of your trading profits, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month, for the next 3 months.

27.03.20
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Investments during COVID-19

As the worldwide COVID-19 situation evolves, it is no surprise that investments have fallen and we are experiencing a period of extreme volatility.

26.03.20
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COVID-19: Support for businesses and employees

In response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Government has announced a number of measures targeted at supporting UK businesses and their employees through this incredibly difficult time.

23.03.20
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Coronavirus: Q&As for employers, what steps do I need to take now?

Employers are understandably becoming increasingly worried about the developing Coronavirus outbreak and the impact of the situation on their employees and businesses. Below we explore some of the common issues in more depth. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

23.03.20
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Beware of the Tax Residency Trap! Risk of becoming a tax resident because of Coronavirus

These are very difficult times, and the last thing any of us wants to think of right now is how various governments' decisions will affect our tax position.

19.03.20
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Off-payroll rules delayed

On Tuesday 17 March 2020, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Steve Barclay, announced in the “noisy” House of Commons, that the Government is postponing the reforms to the off-payroll working rules from 6 April 2020 to 6 April 2021.

18.03.20