COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates

Please see below for relevant information to assist members with the current viral outbreak.

A Plan for Jobs 2020

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, presented his ‘Plan for Jobs’ to Parliament on Wednesday 8 July 2020, to outline how the government will boost job creation in the UK.

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HMRC powers to tackle furlough fraudsters – take action now!

At the time of writing, over 25% of the UK workforce is being supported by the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the furlough scheme) at a cost of around £20 billion. In addition to this, some 2.6 million people are enrolled on the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (the SEISS) at an additional cost of £7.5 billion.

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HMRC COVID-19 statistics

A collection of data, from HMRC, about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, and the VAT payments deferral scheme.

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