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Govt. announces £1,000 cash boost to help firms take on trainees

The cash boost will be made available from 31 July 2021.

Chancellor unveils £4.6bn support package

Firms will be able to receive up to £9,000.

UK economy to contract by 11.3% in 2020

The OBR predicts the economy will grow by 5.5% in 2021.

HMRC warns self-assessment customers about scammers

500,000 referrals from the public offered fraudulent tax rebates.

Government extends furlough scheme to end of March

Employees to receive 80% of salary for hours not worked.

Government extends furlough scheme

Extension initially in place until 30 November 2020.

Govt. expands support for jobs and workers

Changes to the job support scheme and SEISS.

Over 54,000 employees claim home working tax relief

Employees can receive £6 a week to cover additional costs.

HMRC updates SEISS repayment guidelines

Notification period ends on 20 October 2020.

How to make a will using video-conferencing software

Government temporarily relaxes will-writing law until 31 January 2022.