Off-Payroll (IR35)

Off-Payroll (IR35)

The off-payroll (IR35) working rules are due to come into force on 6 April 2021 in the private sector following the deferral from last year. But who does it apply to and what impact will it have on your business? Will the changes affect me? The changes to Off-Payroll...
Steph’s Birthday

Steph’s Birthday

Birthday Alert!   Not only is it the first day of Spring this weekend it is also Steph’s birthday here at S Smith & Co.   We want to wish Steph a Happy Birthday for this weekend and hope she has a weekend full of...
CJRS Extension

CJRS Extension

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended until the end of September 2021. This means the CJRS extension will fund part of your furloughed employees’ wages until 30 September 2021. However, there are some changes to the scheme. Employees will...
Apprenticeship Incentive Payment

Apprenticeship Incentive Payment

Are you thinking about recruiting an apprentice for your business? If so you may be eligible for the Apprenticeship incentive payment. If you hire an apprentice before 31 March 2021, you will be entitled to one of the below grants: An apprentice aged 16 to 24,...
SEISS Fourth Grant Information

SEISS Fourth Grant Information

As you may have heard during the UK government budget, it has been confirmed that a fourth grant for the self-employed will be available to claim from late April. The official commencement date of the scheme is yet to be announced. Am I eligible to claim this grant?...