Author: Jaime Thorpe

Taxpayers have less than a week to submit tax return

This year, HMRC decided not to issue late filing penalties for a month in order to help taxpayers who are unable to meet the usual 31st January deadline.

Remote working and tech innovation driving demand for IT professionals

APSCo: ‘The fact that IT vacancies performed so well between the first and second half of 2020 is not only incredibly encouraging, but also a reflection of the times’.

New campaign launched to expose lack of flexible working opportunities

CIPD: ‘While many have hailed the pandemic as a driver for the adoption of flexible working practices, the reality for many is that this is not the case’.

Self-assessment late filing penalty put on pause

This year HMRC is not issuing late filing penalties for a month to help taxpayers and agents who are unable to meet the deadline.

Government urged to extend Furlough Scheme to June

CIPD: ‘This latest wave of the pandemic shows that UK PLC won’t be operating as business as usual for many months yet, and that businesses need urgent help’.

Almost 25,000 taxpayers take advantage of online payment plan

HMRC: ‘We know the past year has been tough for many businesses and self-employed people, which is why we’re helping them spread the cost of their tax bill into monthly payments’.

Less than a month to go for self-assessment deadline

HMRC: ‘In what was a very difficult year for many, we are grateful to the 55% of our customers who have already submitted their returns’.

Recruitment trade body responds to Brexit deal

APSCo: ‘The fact that there will no longer be mutual recognition of professional qualifications is likely to impact professionals wanting to work in other EU countries, as they will now have to apply to each member state to have their qualifications recognised’.