Moore Kingston Smith advises on sale of imaging and scanning technology specialist

27.10.20 / Insight posted in Articles

Moore Kingston Smith has advised on the sale of imaging and scanning technology specialist Lake Image Systems to Domino Printing Sciences. Lake Image is a long-standing client of Moore Kingston Smith having worked with us since its incorporation in 1994. During this time, the business owners worked with our general practice and outsourcing teams, before…


Professional Firms Insight: new off-payroll working rules from April 2021

26.10.20 / Insight posted in

Professional firms using consultants need to ensure they are prepared for the new tax rules for off-payroll working. They were previously due to be introduced in April 2020 but were delayed for a year due to the Coronavirus crisis. Their introduction is now looming once again. What do the changes mean for your firm? The…


Webinar recording: When is a good time to measure impact or does it seem like an itch you don’t want to scratch?

26.10.20 / Insight posted in Coronavirus

Many organisations struggle to know how and when to measure their impact. Whether you’re just starting out, or looking for ways to take your impact reporting to the next level, this webinar will give you some really useful ideas and examples of ways to capture the social value you are creating. In this webinar from…


Webinar recording: Update on off-payroll working rules

26.10.20 / Insight posted in

View the webinar slides here. Tim Stovold, Head of Tax, hosted our latest off-payroll webinar, focusing on the new off-payroll working rule coming into effect in the private sector from 6 April 2021. We are delighted to share our top five takeaway points from the webinar: 1. Check whether you can rely on the small…


Update to Chancellor’s support for businesses

23.10.20 / Insight posted in Articles, Tax

Less than a month has elapsed since the Chancellor delivered his winter economy plan but, as we now know, no plan survives first contact with the Coronavirus. Each of the Job Support Scheme (JSS), the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) and the grants available to businesses affected by restrictions have been made more generous, and…


Job support scheme FAQ

23.10.20 / Insight posted in Coronavirus

as at 22 October 2020 Job Support Scheme Open: What is the job support scheme open? From 1 November 2020 until April 2021, the Job Support Scheme Open will protect jobs in businesses that can operate safely but who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to the Coronavirus. What will the scheme…


JSS expansion for closed business premises

22.10.20 / Insight posted in

What is the JSS expansion? The JSS will be expanded in order to provide temporary support to businesses whose premises have been legally required to close as a direct result of Coronavirus restrictions set by the UK government. The expansion scheme will support businesses throughout the period that they are affected by these restrictions, with…


Steve Metcalf on wellbeing

20.10.20 / Insight posted in

Many businesses have been operating under difficult circumstances this year. During this time, wellbeing has been extremely important and must be considered when making decisions in any organisation. However, conversations in the workplace that focus on mental health and wellbeing can be difficult. As part of our ongoing commitment to discuss mental health and wellbeing…


Employment Tribunal claims risks in the era of Coronavirus

19.10.20 / Insight posted in Articles

The Coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS) is coming to an end on 31 October 2020. Government support for wage costs is already tapering down and there is no evidence at this time that the government intends to extend the CJRS. Indeed, the government is currently seeking to persuade employers to bring employees back into the…


Webinar recording: trading in a post-Brexit world

16.10.20 / Insight posted in

While the relentless focus has been on survival during the pandemic, businesses continue to face further Brexit uncertainty. Negotiations continue behind the scenes and the clock ticks down to the 31 December deadline. In this webinar we discuss the key Brexit issues and the practical steps that businesses should take in readiness for the new…