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Scotland Eases Lockdown and Update on financial measures to help businesses

Scotland: Route map for moving out of lockdown.

The document we have all been waiting for has been published. Download by clicking this link: ‘COVID-19: Framework for Decision Making – Scotland’s route map through and out of the crisis’

Changes to working or running a business

Remote working remains the default position for those who can.
For those workplaces that are […]

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Coronavirus financial help for Scotland & VAT payments

Scotland: new sources of Coronavirus financial help
Three new grants became available this week to help Scottish businesses negatively impacted by the Coronavirus:

Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund
Creative, Tourism & Hospitality Enterprises Hardship Fund
Newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund

Pivotal Enterprise Resilience Fund
It may be difficult to secure this grant because it will be “needs based”, and your business must meet the criteria […]

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 Financial help for liquidity support for SME housebuilders

Scotland: Financial help for liquidity support for SME housebuilders
An emergency loan fund has been announced which will help housebuilders with liquidity.

Who can apply?
SME housebuilders who can demonstrate that:

They are an existing business in Scotland which has been directly affected by COVID-19
Their turnover is less than £45 million and they are building five or more homes per annum
Their business […]

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme portal open

This morning, the HMRC portal opened to accept claims for grant support under the ‘Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme’ (CJRS).

ad+ has set up all the processes necessary to claim the job retention grant on behalf of our clients and any other local businesses that require help.

It is essential that all claims are accurate, valid, and supported by written evidence.

If you need […]

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Update 3rd April:  Financial aid to tackle Coronavirus impact

 

This fifth client bulletin concentrates on financial steps business should take now.
Before highlighting new measures, I would like to provide further update on the most important support measures announced to date:

[A]  PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS
UPDATE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE

[1]  Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The HMRC application platform is NOT ready yet: it is expected to be available by the end of April 2020.

[2]  […]

Is business your route to personal wealth?

ad+ helps ambitious business owners

Whatever type of business you run, we love to assist ambitious business owners.

Personal
wealth is increasingly being created within successful businesses. 94% of the
people on last year’s Rich List were self-made. Technology is producing some of
the fastest growing businesses and personal fortunes.

Want more good news? Analysis by the Syndicate Room found that the 506 start-ups examined grew […]

Pay less tax

Ignoring tax saving opportunities could cost you a lot. Between now and 5th April is your last chance to cut your tax bill for the current year by utilising a series of perfectly legal steps.

The correct tax advice depends on your specific circumstances. Get in touch with David Charles to arrange your initial discussion with our tax specialist.

E:  dcharles@adplus.co.uk

T:  0141 […]

You have less than one month to get ready for Making Tax Digital

On the 1st April 2019, almost all VAT-registered businesses will be required by HMRC to make digital VAT returns every quarter. Is your business ready? 

You could invest in new digital accounting software and staff training, or you could relieve your business of the entire processing burden by outsourcing all your bookkeeping and VAT Return work to ad+ Chartered Accountants.

We regularly receive […]

Need a new accountant before your next VAT Return?

You can switch to ad+ Chartered Accountants quickly and easily. We can take care of everything for you.  Normally, we can transfer all your bookkeeping and accounting records in time for your next VAT Return. If you need a new accountant, have a look around our web site, or get in touch. We are always happy to chat with ambitious […]

Can you afford the increased Auto-Enrolment payments?

On 6th April 2019 your business and your employees must pay more into the auto-enrolment pension scheme operated by your business. Your business must increase minimum pension payments from 2% of qualifying earnings to 3%; plus, your employees must increase their minimum payments from 3% to 5%. Those increases represent yet another blow to profitability and to take-home pay.

Can your […]