Coronavirus: Webinars from HMRC

HMRC are running a series of webinars to support employers and agents with the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme.

Furloughed workers to receive full parental leave entitlement

Furloughed workers planning to take paid parental or adoption leave will be entitled to pay based on their usual earnings rather than a furloughed pay rate. Pay for furloughed workers taking family related leave is to be calculated based on usual earnings rather than furlough pay full earnings will apply to Maternity Pay, Paternity Pay, […]

Report CJRS fraud to HMRC

HMRC have launched a campaign encouraging employees to report any employers abusing the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. If you are concerned that your employer is abusing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme you should report them. This could include your employer claiming on your behalf and not paying you what you are entitled to, being […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme up and running

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme went live today, with businesses able to claim up to £2,500 a month towards staff wages. Source: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme up and running

Updates to the Statutory Payments Manual

The Statutory Payments Manual details how HM Revenue & Customs administers statutory payments, including Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay The manual can be found at https://www.gov.uk/hmrc-internal-manuals/statutory-payments-manual Updates HMRC made some updates to the manual on 19 April 2020 in response to COVID-19. Entitlement Employees who have been furloughed […]

Chancellor extends furlough scheme to end of June – GOV.UK

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended by one month to reflect continuing social distancing measures. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, said: We’ve taken unprecedented action to support jobs and businesses through this period of uncertainty, including the UK-wide Job Retention Scheme. With the extension of the coronavirus lockdown measures yesterday, it is the right decision […]

Agent Update: issue 77 – GOV.UK

Get guidance from HMRC if you’re a tax agent or an adviser. Source: Agent Update: issue 77 – GOV.UK The latest Agent Update has been published by HMRC. Including updates on   Technical Updates and Reminders PAYE Making Tax Digital Corporation Tax HMRC Agent Services Agent Forum and Engagement 50 Questions to ask your IT […]