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?
Next up in a series of quick-fire client interviews held during lockdown, Jeffreys Henry LLP speaks to Emilio Sanz, CEO of Acurable, a London-based medical devices company. Acurable is known for the AcuPebble sensor, the first wearable medical device to accurately diagnose and manage respiratory conditions at home. Emilio speaks to us about how healthcare companies are adapting to the new normal, shares his advice for others in the industry and gives us an insight into the future of Acurable and medical technology.
Our Specialist VAT team was approached by a well-known artist who was concerned about the VAT treatment on the sale of his works by an international gallery. The international gallery, who was represented by an accountancy firm with limited experience in dealing with art, incorrectly advised our client that VAT should not be charged on the basis that the painting had been exported outside the EU.
We are delighted to announce that our specialist Capital Markets team have been shortlisted for one of the most hotly-contested trophies in the accountancy profession: Specialist Team of the Year 2020.
On 8th July 2020, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered a “mini-Budget” in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, announcing several measures to support the Hospitality & Tourism industry, such as VAT cuts and the introduction of the “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme. We have summarised the key announcements and action points.
In a series of quick-fire client interviews held during lockdown, Jeffreys Henry LLP speaks to Albert Azis-Clauson, CEO and founder of UnderPinned, a freelancing company designed to lift the administrative weight of freelancing off your shoulders. Albert delves into the many ways in which COVID-19 has impacted the freelancing industry, discusses UnderPinned’s quick invoicing service and explains how freelancers will be key in the rebuilding of the economy.
The latest in our quick-fire client interviews held during lockdown: Social Distancing with Katrina Kutchinsky, founder of AKA Communications, an independent Communications and PR agency. Katrina explains how hospitality businesses can bounce back post-COVID and gives us an insight into the Soho Summer Street Festival.