Covid-19

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The Bank of England has launched its emergency liquidity scheme to make sure banks have enough cash, as it warned that immediate disruption from the pandemic could be more severe than its banking stress tests. Underlining the risks to the financial system, the Bank of England has activated its conti

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Nationwide has announced that it will be closing some branches and reducing its opening hours amid the coronavirus pandemic.  As Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for greater care to be taken regarding social distancing, and in light of his announcement to lockdown many ‘non-critical&rs

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Jennifer Skeoch, partner in the employment team at Burness Paull, details the new measures announced by the British Government to support employers and workers during the coronavirus pandemic. A coronavirus job retention scheme has been established, for which any employer in the UK, regardless of si

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Springfield Properties, Persimmon and Morgan Sindall have all revealed plans to suspend dividends to shareholders to preserve cash amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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UK pensions have been hit by the economic problems stemming from the coronavirus outbreak, as around 7.5 million low and moderate earners in Britain have lost between 13% and 18% of their pension savings since the coronavirus crisis began. The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) - default

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Kirsty Paton, tax specialist from the entrepreneurial tax team at accountants Chiene + Tait, discusses how Advanced Subscription Agreements (ASA) could save the day for company investors amid the coronavirus uncertainty. The tax relief offered through the UK Government’s Enterprise Investment

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Karen Thomson, payroll partner at Armstrong Watson, has detailed the key facts surrounding the update to IR35 'Off Payroll Working' announced by the British Government as part of the coronavirus measures. HMRC introduced IR35 in 2000 with the main aim of combating tax avoidance. It was believed that

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that it is working with international counterparts in the US, EU and elsewhere so that markets can remain open and orderly, and so they can continue to perform their essential role in supporting businesses, governments, jobs and the broader economy. Whi

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