Covid-19 update for businesses and employees

Covid-19 update for businesses and employees

Friday evening saw Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak announce new measures and provide further detail on the support the Government is offering during the Coronavirus outbreak to both businesses and their employees.

Coronavirus update – Beech Business Services and Barlow Andrews

The Chancellor has announced a further series of measures to financially help individuals and businesses affected by COVID-19.

Coronavirus – Beech Business Services and Barlow Andrews

Given the increasing uncertainty around the impact of the Coronavirus, we’ve been monitoring the situation closely. And while we cannot control what happens with the spread of the virus, we can control how we respond to it.

Robust policies and contingency plans are in place to ensure we can flexibly deploy our staff in the event of absence due to an outbreak of the virus, meaning that our business can continue to provide front line services.

2020 Budget Summary

Our summary of the Chancellor’s 2020 Budget is now available, please click here to view.

Following the UK’s departure from the EU, Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented the 2020 Budget against a backdrop of economic uncertainty.

Barlow Andrews Sponsorship Update

BA have again chosen to sponsor the ‘MCR BMX National Team’ for 2020 

The MCR BMX Team attended rounds 1 & 2 of the 2020 HSBC National BMX Series over the weekend racing on both Saturday and Sunday.  This year the series is using transponders to help with the recording of the race results providing live timings and on the spot results.

New Starter

I would like to welcome David Saunders to the Audit Team. David joins us as an Audit Senior and is AAT qualified, and has around 6 years’ experience in audit and accounts. He is due to sit his ACA Finals read more >

Entrepreneur’s Relief

New chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced he is keeping to the March 11 budget date.

There has been speculation in the run up to the election and since then that the Government is looking to target entrepreneur’s relief, the perception being that only the very rich benefit from the scheme. Boris Johnson said it makes them “staggeringly rich” and if the relief were removed it has been estimated it would provide an additional £2.4bn of tax receipts.

Sub-contractor engagement – time for a checklist

HMRC are taking a keen interest in employment status in the construction industry. And the regulations may be a lot more complicated to fathom out than you think, argues James Dawson from Barlow Andrews. Many different sectors are confronting issues read more >

Newsletter February 2020

I am pleased to welcome you to our latest newsletter. Please click here to view. This issue features as follows: Front page news: • major change to company car tax regime • your responsibilities if you employ care at home. read more >

Exam Successes

Exam Successes Congratulations to several of our trainees who have passed their exams. Jess, James and Nathan have all completed their Certificate Level ACA exams. James and Nathan now move on to the Professional Level taking their first papers at read more >