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BUSINESS NEWS - MAY 2021-(2)

The housing market
The pandemic has had many unexpected economic effects, but some of the most surprising have been on the property market. Some experts predicted house price falls as a result of Brexit and from the economic fallout of lockdown. In fact, the market boomed up and down the country for much of last year. But when according to lender Nationwide the upward trend faltered in March, falling 0.2% month-on-month the doomsayers were back, and keen to point to the end of the upward trend.

BUSINESS NEWS - MAY 2021-(1)

The next stage of the relaxation of the restrictions in England is set for 17 May, with cafes, restaurants and pubs able to serve people indoors. Currently in Scotland, pubs and restaurants are already allowed to open indoors until 8pm without alcohol which can only be

TAX E-NEWS - MAY 2021 EDITION

Welcome to our latest monthly tax newswire. We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter and find it useful. Contact us if you wish to discuss any issues further.

BUSINESS NEWS - APRIL 2021-(5)

The good news this week is that EY item Club has improved its estimate of the UK’s economic performance in 2021 – and forecasts a rebound in growth over the next two years and predicts a return to growth for summer 2021 with GDP to rise by 5% in 2021 and 6.5%

SEISS: fourth grant claims gateway now open

SEISS: fourth grant claims gateway now open. The online gateway to apply for the latest round of grants is now open. When should applications be made and what's different this time?

BUSINESS NEWS - APRIL 2021-(4)

The mortgage guarantee scheme
This government has introduced a mortgage guarantee scheme. The scheme is open to new 95% mortgages until 31 December 2022, with participating lenders offering 95% mortgages under the government guarantee from 19 April 2021.

VAT penalty overhaul confirmed for 2022

Budget 2021 confirmed that the government is pressing ahead with a change to the way penalties for VAT returns filed late will be charged. What’s happening?

BUSINESS NEWS - APRIL 2021-(3)

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released its latest indicators for the UK economy and society. The percentage of businesses currently trading has increased gradually from 71% in early January 2021 to 75% in late March 2021, according to the latest figures.

BUSINESS NEWS - APRIL 2021-(2)

#Recovery_Loan_Scheme launches today
The Recovery Loan Scheme will ensure businesses continue to benefit from Government-guaranteed finance throughout 2021. Loans will include 80% government guarantee and interest rate cap.

Tax E-News - April 2021 Edition

Welcome to our monthly newswire. In this issue we cover a number of recent tax changes and things to be aware of in the future. As usual contact us if you wish to discuss any matters further.

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