Recent Government activity

Recent Government activity

The Government focus this week has been on controlling the spread of the virus nationally and specifically the South East as there has been a spike in cases and a new variant announced. Several of the recent guidance changes we have reviewed are about the reduction in...
BUSINESS NEWS: Brexit Trade Agreement

BUSINESS NEWS: Brexit Trade Agreement

The transition period for the UK leaving the EU has ended. The EU and UK have struck a trade deal, and this has been ratified by the UK Parliament so from 1 January we are trading with the EU quota and tariff “free”. There are new Customs regulations and VAT...

Business planning for 2021 is more difficult as we cannot predict the date of a return to normality or what will happen with Brexit just yet, but there are some practical steps you can take to minimise potential disruption to your business:   1 – Review...
Brexit planning for 1 January

Brexit planning for 1 January

Whether or not there is a trade deal with the EU, there are new rules for businesses and citizens from 1 January 2021. There is a Government Brexit checker to assist with the planning for business, family, and personal circumstances. Use the Brexit checker to get a...
Having difficult conversations remotely

Having difficult conversations remotely

Nobody likes having a difficult conversation with an employee but it’s even more challenging on screen In the current environment, many businesses are still working remotely. As we move towards the end of the year, managers will be preparing to have end-of-year review...
New ways of working

New ways of working

Lockdown has forced businesses to rethink their office space requirements and how staff will work, in the long term. Prior to the Coronavirus pandemic, most businesses had enough desks or workstations for each and every employee. The remote working revolution that has...
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