Employers with fewer than 250 employees will be able to claim up to two weeks’ SSP per employee for COVID-related sickness absences occurring from 21 December 2021. The reintroduction of the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme (SSPRS) was announced as part of a £1bn support package for businesses impacted by the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Employers are eligible for this suppor ...
Todays announcement from the chancellor
The Chancellor has announced a £1bn support package including grants for the hospitality sector and a sick pay rebate scheme as omicron variant spreads Businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors in England will be eligible for one-off grants of up to £6,000 per premises, plus more than £100m discretionary funding will be made available for local authorities to support o ...
2021 Autumn Budget Report
Our Budget Summary provides an overview of the key announcements arising from the Chancellor’s speech. Download Autumn Budget Report PDF Additionally, throughout the Summary you will find informative comments to help you assess the effect that the proposed changes may have on you personally. Don’t forget, we can help to ensure that your accounts are accurate and fully compli ...
Is your business prepared for Brexit on 1st Jan 2021
You will be aware that we are now approaching the end of the transition period on days away before we fully leave the EU. The main areas affected by this are imports and exports of goods within the EU. The link below is a step by step guide, asking you a few questions so that it will provide you with the relevant information to your business from the 1st of January. https: ...
Ward Williams Tax & Accounting Newsletter - November 2020
There is a wide range of financial support available under the Government’s economic rescue package, but it can be difficult to identify the measures most relevant for your specific circumstances. Ward Williams provide a simple overview of the most common financial issues arising for businesses and individuals affected by COVID-19. For further information please get in touch wi ...
Our Company Secretarial service is celebrating its 10 year anniversary
This service complements the accountancy department and is managed by Cathy Dilena. Cathy and her team provide an efficient service using dedicated company secretarial software which provides for the maintenance of statutory registers. The department assists with regular compliance filings for example, the amendment to a registered office, completion of confirmation state ...
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