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The Five Benefits of AutoEntry

The Five Benefits of AutoEntry

Working with businesses throughout the pandemic has shone a light on the necessity for real time information and the value of AutoEntry.  Jamie Treacy, Assistant Manager in the Business Services Department, looks at the trends and five key benefits. One thing that has...

Northern Ireland Protocol Customs Duty and VAT

Northern Ireland Protocol Customs Duty and VAT

Important information for businesses who move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1st January 2021. Trader Support System (TSS) Due to the UK’s obligations under the Northern Ireland Protocol, customs declarations will be required when moving goods...

Talking Tax at Christmas

Talking Tax at Christmas

2020 has been a year like no other and so it is hard to believe that the festive season is upon us once again. Normally, Christmas is a time for staff parties and team lunches. However, as we are faced with continuously changing rules on social distancing and...

Applying for Job Retention Scheme Payments

Applying for Job Retention Scheme Payments

From today, online applications can be made for the JRS for periods from 1 ‌November.  Claims for November must be made by 14‌‌ ‌December. What’s new in the support available CJRS has been extended to 31 ‌March 2021 for all parts of the UK. From 1 November, the UK...

Further Extension to the Furlough Scheme

Further Extension to the Furlough Scheme

The Government has announced a further extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as part of its financial support for businesses in light of ongoing nationwide and regional restrictions. The CJRS (or the furlough scheme as it is often called) was due to close...

Supporting Employees Through Uncertain Times

Supporting Employees Through Uncertain Times

By Consulting Partner Donal Laverty Covid-19 has fast-tracked our future of work and changed how and where we work. Many of us now find ourselves returning to our homes (if we ever left them) to sit out this new lockdown and return to our kitchen tables and pick up...

Furlough Extension Announced

Furlough Extension Announced

The weekend brought the announcement that a four week period of restrictions will start in England on Thursday. As part of the supporting measures, the Job Retention Scheme will be extended throughout the UK in November. Broadly this will operate on the same basis as...

Welcome Updates to the Job Support Scheme

Welcome Updates to the Job Support Scheme

The Chancellor has significantly expanded the Job Support Scheme after objections from businesses, particularly those in areas under restrictions (including Northern Ireland) that they are facing massively reduced demand but less support from the government. Under the...

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