Fascinating facts about Self Assessment

HMRC Self Assessment

HMRC has shared some little-known facts about Self Assessment ahead of the 31 January 2021 deadline. Did you know almost 100,000 people filed their tax returns on 6 April 2020, which is the first day of the tax year? With the 31 January 2021 deadline fast approaching, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) shares some little-known facts about Self Assessment tax returns. The...

George Roberts NW Secures £1M Loan To Help Them Through Lockdown

George Roberts NW

One of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of scaffolding and access equipment, George Roberts NW Ltd, has secured £1M from Barclays. The Government-backed loan via the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), will ensure that the business can get through a difficult time for the construction industry. Based in Liverpool, for over 28 years George Roberts NW Ltd has been supporting...

Self-employed Support Scheme Opens

NAECI workers have secured a significant cost of living increase by introducing a supplementary payment of £1 per hour

The HMRC's self-employment support scheme is now open for claims. Thousands of self-employed scaffolders are hoping to receive backdated cash of up to £7,500 which could be paid into their accounts within two weeks. To help with the Covid-19 crisis the Government is offering to pay self-employed workers a grant of 80% of average monthly profits over the last three years...

Self-employed coronavirus help: Are you eligible to claim?

self-employed income support scheme

The eagerly anticipated government support for self-employed has been unveiled by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak. At a press conference, the government launched the self-employed income support scheme on Thursday 27 March. The new emergency financial measures have been unveiled to support workers who are self-employed during the coronavirus outbreak. Following on from our previous post Coronavirus – what you’re entitled to and...

Coronavirus – what you’re entitled to and how to claim

What you are entitled to and how to claim during the Coronavirus crisis

What you are entitled to and how to claim during the Coronavirus crisis As the UK is currently on a Coronavirus lockdown and construction sites are now starting to close its gates, many workers and their families are now increasingly concerned about where its income is going to come from over the coming weeks and possibly months. With help from The...

Tax helpline set up to support businesses and self-employed

HMRC Helpline

A new HMRC helpline has been launched to help businesses and the self-employed concerned about paying their tax due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The helpline allows any business or self-employed individual who is concerned about paying their tax due to coronavirus to get practical help and advice. HMRC say up to 2,000 experienced call handlers are available to support businesses and individuals...