Forrester Boyd News April 2020

  • 28th April 2020

What you can do to help the tourism sector

Many businesses and individuals in the tourism sector are lobbying the government for increased financial support during the Coronavirus crisis. Forrester Boyd works closely with a...

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  • 28th April 2020

Company Cars and Coronavirus – can you reduce the benefit-in-kind?

If you have been furloughed or are having to work from home and not using your employer provided company car, can you reduce the benefit-in-kind (BIK)? This could potentially save ...

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  • 27th April 2020

Steelworks – Emergency Tax Codes and How To Get Your Tax Back

Following a recent takeover it is understood that many employees on the Scunthorpe Steelworks have seen their employment transferred under TUPE. A common issue with transferring em...

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  • 24th April 2020

Will you be better off by deferring your Employment Allowance claim until later in the year?

This seems to be one of the more confusing elements of the application process, so we have put this FAQ summary together to try and make things clearer.

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  • 23rd April 2020

Government launches new fund to help struggling start-ups

A new £1.25bn package, designed to help early stage companies receive the investment they need to survive the coronavirus crisis, has been launched by the government. The Future Fu...

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  • 22nd April 2020

Coronavirus confusion

With new initiatives appearing regularly, it can be very difficult to know what your business can and cannot do. As is often the case in such circumstances it makes sense to go bac...

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  • 21st April 2020

Alan Nesbitt interview with BBC Radio Humberside

Forrester Boyd partner Alan Nesbitt spoke to BBC Radio Humberside presenter Andy Comfort on Monday about the launch of the government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme application...

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  • 20th April 2020

Tax reliefs to support homeworking employees during the coronavirus pandemic

There are several tax reliefs available to support employees working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Chief among these is the homeworking allowance, which was increased ...

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  • 17th April 2020

Government extends Job Retention Scheme eligibility start date

The eligibility cut-off date for employees to be furloughed under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been changed from 28 February to 19 March 2020. This means that employers...

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  • 16th April 2020

Using Pensions to secure business finance at this difficult time

Forrester Boyd and Forrester Boyd Wealth Management are working together to provide businesses with the advice they need to secure finance during this difficult time. If you are tr...

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