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Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Introduction We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As...

Budget 2021

Budget 2021

Budget 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech, he stated his Budget 'meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people'. Main Budget proposals Tax measures...

Covid-19 is causing care home staff shortages

Covid-19 is causing care home staff shortages

A recent poll conducted by the National Care Forum (NCF) has discovered that care homes are experiencing a high rate of staff absences due to employees testing positive for the virus and forced to isolate. Staff shortages are also being caused by contact tracing...

£588m of additional funding announced for adult social care

£588m of additional funding announced for adult social care

£588m of additional funding announced for adult social care The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that from 1 September a fund of £588m will become available for the NHS to use for adult social care. The purpose of this fund is to speed up hospital...

Treasury temporarily scraps VAT on PPE

Treasury temporarily scraps VAT on PPE

The Government has decided to zero-rate VAT on essential personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic. It comes after charities and trade unions called for VAT on PPE to be scrapped. The Government hopes that this will ease the financial pressure...

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Tax Rates 2020/21

Introduction We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As...