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28 October 2020

Social Distancing With… Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam, who owns 6 restaurants in London, discusses how the new restrictions have been a hindrance to the recovery of the hospitality industry, what he believes the government should be doing to offer more support and where he sees the future of the industry.
27 October 2020

HMRC issue ATED nudge letters

Earlier this month (October 2020), HMRC issued “nudge letters” to the corporate owners of high value UK property with outstanding ATED (Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings) returns.
23 October 2020

Chancellor announces support for businesses in Tier 2 alert areas

Rishi Sunak has announced new support measures for hospitality, accommodation and leisure businesses that fall under the Tier 2 coronavirus alert areas.
6 October 2020

Jeffreys Henry LLP advise Mode Global Holdings PLC on £40.3m LSE IPO

Jeffreys Henry LLP, the award-winning provider of audit, tax and advisory services to LSE, AIM and Aquis listed companies, has recently advised Mode Global Holdings Plc, a UK based founder led fintech group, on its £40.3 million IPO on the Standard Segment of LSE’s main market.
5 October 2020
UK India WDF HMRC Letter

HMRC targets UK residents with a financial connection to India

Last month (August 2020), HMRC began issuing ‘nudge letters’ to UK residents with potential tax liabilities on overseas income or gains. This latest batch of letters specifically targets UK residents with a financial connection to India, such as a high-yield rupee deposit account or an NRI fixed-deposit account.
5 October 2020

Airbnb pays additional £1.8m UK tax after investigation

Airbnb have paid an extra £1.8m in UK tax following a HMRC investigation, in addition to a £1.1m tax bill paid on profits of £5.6m by Airbnb UK in 2019.
24 September 2020

Chancellor Unveils New Job Support Scheme To Replace Furlough Scheme

The Chancellor has announced a new Jobs Support Scheme to replace the furlough scheme, which is due to end on 31 October 2020.
9 September 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Compliance Letters

In August, HMRC issued the first wave of compliance letters in regards to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) after moving into the post-transaction review phase of the scheme.
12 August 2020

Eat Out to Help Out – Is It Helping?

Over 83,000 restaurants have now signed up for the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, designed to protect jobs and boost sales in the hard-hit hospitality sector. In the first week alone, over 10.5 million meals were discounted, however, just how much is this helping the industry?