Coronavirus

The measures to handle or financial impacts of COVID-19.

Outdoor hospitality and non-essential retail reopen

Consumer confidence rebounds as lockdown measures ease.

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Recovery Loan Scheme launches

Another round of government-backed loans are available.

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Workplace pension contributions bounce back after slump

Employee contributions increased by 12% in Q3 2020.

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UK unemployment rate drops to 5%

The ONS estimated 1.7 million people were unemployed in January this year.

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Business groups welcome ‘tax day’ consultations

The Treasury announced 30 tax updates, consultations and documents.

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HMRC to accept bulk appeals for late tax return penalties

The process is available for a period of six months.

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CIOT: digital tax reporting rules should be better targeted

The CIOT has raised concerns over the potential costs and burdens on businesses.

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UK borrowing hits £19.1bn in February

Borrowing was £17.6 billion higher than the same period last year.

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HMRC publishes guidance on SME Brexit support scheme

Applications close on 30 June 2021.

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The furlough scheme, from now to September

The extension is expected to save 340,000 jobs, according to the OBR.

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