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Change to Carer’s Allowance Rules 2021

Change to Carer’s Allowance Rules 2021

The Carer’s Allowance Payment Rates will be increasing from £67.25 to £67.60 per week from April 2021.   Who is eligible for Carer’s Allowances? Carer’s allowance is available to those who care for someone for at least 35 hours a week. In addition to this the person...

NHS England announce abatement figure for dental practices

NHS England announce abatement figure for dental practices

NHS England announce abatement figure for dental practices   NHS England and the Chief Dental Officer England have published a letter setting out key NHS contractual issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This letter dates back to 1 April 2020.   This...

Additional Funding Available for Pharmacies

Additional Funding Available for Pharmacies

Community pharmacies that meet certain requirements will be entitled to claim additional funding of £1,630 per contractor through the Pharmacy Quality Scheme. There are 14 requirements that pharmacies will need to meet to be eligible the Pharmaceutical Services...

Temporary changes to Veterinary Medicine Supply

Temporary changes to Veterinary Medicine Supply

Due to the social distancing requirements of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has decided to relax the rules of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations. The reason for this is to enable veterinary surgeons to order their veterinary...

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 2020/21

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...

Hawsons are here to help COVID-19

Hawsons are here to help COVID-19

During this difficult time Hawsons are here to help and support their clients as best they can The Government has announced new measures to help businesses through this difficult time. The first being the tax helpline to support businesses affected by coronavirus. If...

NHS England will protect pharmacies income

NHS England will protect pharmacies income

NHS England will protect pharmacies income in the Covid-19 pandemic The CEO of NHS England and the NHS chief operating office have announced that community pharmacies in England will be protected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance on claiming the additional...

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households

Bank of England Update for Businesses and Households During this difficult time for businesses and households, the Bank of England has put together a list of sites where you can find the latest updates from the Government. The following has been circulated by the bank...