Monthly Archives: November 2020

Prepare for Brexit

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has distributed flyers urging companies that “time is running out” to prepare for Brexit. The transition period ends on December 31st and the UK will officially leave the EU the following day. Despite the impending deadline, many businesses remain unprepared for the changing rules that will be in place from next year. Metro reported that only 24% of businesses were ready for… Read Article →

Extension to the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

The Chancellor has given extra help to the self employed for the November lockdown bringing the help in line with the amounts received by those employed. The extension to the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme will last for 6 months, from November 2020 to April 2021. Grants will be paid in 2 lump sum instalments each covering a 3 month period.  The Government will provide a taxable grant calculated at 80% of 3… Read Article →

Trouble on the Border?

A National Audit Office report on UK border preparedness for the end of the Brexit transition period has concluded that while progress is being made, significant disruption is likely. To read the report see the link below: