1 June 2020: the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic will leave many businesses making hard decisions and considering redundancies. ICAEW’s new collection of resources aims to help those affected.
Latest ICAEW Insights and accountancy news for May 2020
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1 June 2020: a panel of experts joined ICAEW for a webinar to provide best practice and guidance for companies looking to bring their staff back to work
1 June 2020: ICAEW’s Financial Reporting Faculty has produced a checklist to help you determine how the spread of COVID-19 might affect financial statements prepared in accordance with FRS 105.
29 May: Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) will apply a month earlier than expected. From 1 July the scheme will allow part-time working, but staff must have been furloughed by 10 June to be eligible.
29 May: The Chancellor has announced a second and final grant to the self-employed who are eligible for the Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), to be capped at £6,570.
29 May 2020: Employers can file their Appendix 4, 7A and 7B end-of-year reports by email, HMRC has confirmed.
29 May 2020: Some 50 years after the Equal Pay Act, there is still a pay gap in every sector of the economy. But does the shift in working patterns driven by coronavirus offer an opportunity to level the playing field?
29 May: Businesses have been forced to adapt their ways of working almost overnight in light of the coronavirus lockdowns and those with cloud-based systems had a significant head start.
29 May: COVID-19 has forced the issue of working from home to the forefront of many organisations thinking, but it has simply turned up the dial on a shift in working behaviour that has already been gaining pace and that the real estate sector must respond to.
29 May: The “COVID secure” message is at the forefront of the government’s return to work strategy. But what does this really mean for organisations and individuals, and will it provide a stepping stone to a safe working life after lockdown?
29 May 2020: the most-read items of technical content on ICAEW Insights during the month of May
29 May 2020: for one practice in Essex, adapting to lockdown has taught them to be more productive than ever – so much so, employees are doing a four-day week for the same salary.
29 May 2020: the lockdown has forced many businesses to adapt their way of working, and the majority have elected to work remotely.
29 May 2020: the coronavirus crisis has driven many changes to the way organisations work, but for one practice it will mean no return to the office as the team shifts to homeworking on a permanent basis.
29 May 2020: advice and insights on the best ways ICAEW finance professionals can manage preparations around a potential migration back to their offices.