The Government’s plans to widen the Job Retention Scheme to include part-time working could see widespread abuse and fraud, says Simon Rothenberg.
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Government could lose millions of pounds to fraudsters
Job Retention Scheme – expatriates and international employees
Important considerations for expatriates on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
The high street will never be the same again
Retail figures for April released by the Office for National Statistics today highlight how much retailers need to change the way they do business.
Pressure building for Stamp Duty fix
Stamp duty receipts show the impact of the frozen housing market.
Government statistics show that more is paid out in VAT than received
For the first time in history the Government has paid out more in VAT than it collects.
UK employees who agreed to waive salaries during the pandemic could now face tax bills
Thousands of UK employees who have agreed to waive salaries or bonuses to help their employers during the pandemic could now face tax bills.
Future Fund may not help many companies and smaller businesses could be left behind
The Governments ‘Future Fund’ to provide funding to innovative companies with high potential may benefit very few, says David Hough.
Coronavirus: Could taxes rise in the UK?
Nimesh Shah joins a live Q&A and debate with the FT's finance editor Claer Barrett, click to watch the video.
Government Bounce Back Loans for SME’s are not working
Many SMEs, which are keeping up to 16 million people employed in the UK, are struggling to access the Government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme.
Self’s assessment: should the government support tax avoiders?
Should tax avoiding businesses be denied government support under COVID-19 schemes?
The Government now needs a new approach to help business and additional measures should to be introduced
The Government now needs to provide different support to businesses, so they can emerge from recession, says Milan Pandya.
Extension to Furlough Scheme could cost the Government £70 billion
In an unexpected move, the Chancellor has extended the current Furlough scheme until the end of October.