23 March
23 March

COVID-19 – Business Support – Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Is Now Live

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is now live. The key features are: Up to a £5m facility: The maximum value of a facility provided under the scheme will be £5m, available on repayment terms of up to six years. 80% guarantee: The scheme provides the lender with a government-backed, partial guarantee of 80% against […]

22 March

COVID-19 – Business Support – The Landscape From The Last Week – Too Many Fall Through The Cracks

As the government race to build a support structure for businesses and individuals left in crisis from the impact of COVID-19, much has been achieved in a very short time. However, at the moment, too many fall through the cracks.

21 March

COVID-19 – Daily Briefing – New Measures to Support Businesses

Yesterday, The Chancellor announced new measure to support businesses through the challenging times ahead and we now have more details on how these will work in practice. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Under this scheme, which is open to all UK businesses, HMRC will reimburse 80% of furloughed workers wage costs, up to a cap […]

20 March

COVID-19 – Business Support – Emergency Briefing – Action Needed

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme We have been party to communications from Lloyds Bank on their general lending criteria in these times and how they anticipate Business Interruption Loan Scheme is going to work. In our opinion, it isn’t.  This is simply not the right solution for the problem.  Our fear is if this […]

18 March

COVID-19 – Business Support – Daily Briefing – 18th March 2020

The spread of COVID-19 is presenting an unprecedented challenge to businesses across the world. We recognize COVID-19 as the greatest global threat since the Second World War and that we are extraordinary times that will probably last for the next few months. As a global society, we have a duty of care to help the […]

18 March

BREAKING NEWS: Changes to IR35 Deferred to 6th April 2021

In a stunning development last night, Stephen Barclay, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury reported to the House of Commons “I can also announce this evening, madam Deputy Speaker, that the government is postponing the reforms to the off-payroll working rules, IR35, from April 2020 to the 6th April 2021.” Although he went on to […]

24 January

Making Accounting Simple – Tax Allowance

Here at CooperFaure we’re always trying to think of exciting new ways of how to engage with our clients. That’s why we’ve launched a video series called ‘Making Accounting Simple’ which aims to cut through the complexity of accounting. Today’s video is all about how claiming Tax Allowance might be easier than claiming expenses. Keeping […]

9 January

Making Accounting Simple – Marriage Allowance

Here at CooperFaure we’re always trying to think of exciting new ways of how to engage with our clients. That’s why we’ve launched a video series called ‘Making Accounting Simple’ which aims to cut through the complexity of accounting. In this episode, we break down what the Marriage Tax Allowance is and how you could […]

21 December

Some Christmas Cheer for Contractors

The Government to roll back the impact of the Loan Charge on thousands of contractors. The Government has agreed to some radical amendments to the controversial Loan Charge disguised remuneration policy. These changes will take some 11,000 contractors outside of the scope and reduce the tax bill for around 20,000 others. The Loan Charge was […]