28 August: HMRC has emphasised that claims for grants under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for the period 1 to 31 July, do not have to be made by the end of August.
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27 August 2020: Further clarity is being sought from HMRC for cases where the secondary NIC an employer can offset using employment allowance (EA) includes amounts for which CJRS grants have been claimed.
27 August: HMRC’s plans to tackle abuse of the construction industry scheme (CIS) would create a burden disproportionate to the relatively small amount of revenue at stake and affect many compliant businesses, ICAEW has warned.
28 August: The Redmond review on local government audit is expected to report on 8 September, but who are the interested parties and what are their concerns?
28 August: Since 2009, the UK has struggled with a slowdown in the progress of productivity. ICAEW Insights examines the causes of this ‘productivity puzzle’ and looks at how the government could tackle this in its COVID-19 rebuilding programme.
27 August 2020: ICAEW has raised concerns that some genuine research and development (R&D) businesses could be impacted by proposals to tackle tax relief abuse, while its unclear how the measures will tackle low-value fraudulent claims.
27 August 2020: ICAEW has questioned whether a new regime requiring large corporates to disclose tax uncertainties is necessary and warns it could lead to over reporting and increased administration.
27 August 2020: the top technical stories on ICAEW Insights this month feature more information on the government’s CJRS and Eat Out to Help Out schemes, plus expert guidance on emphasis of matter paragraphs and cashflow.
27 August 2020: ICAEW have teamed up with leading finance educational course provider Kaplan to launch a Data Analytics Certificate. The certificate will be launched in November 2020.
27 August: Virtual reality has been around since the 1990s, though only in recent years has it gained real traction in both professional and consumer environments.
27 August: As we start thinking of a future beyond COVID-19, it’s a good time to adopt a lifelong learning approach. Career futurist Helen Tupper explains how.
27 August: As the pace of change in accountancy accelerates, three ICAEW members share their views on the importance of lifelong learning.