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  • Legal firm Travlaw’s update on Brexit and Booking Conditions

    Brexit and Your Customer Booking Terms and Conditions Following the surge of Brexit articles online and the impacts of Brexit on the travel industry, you might be asking “does any of this this affect my customer booking conditions?” The answer to this will depend upon what, where and how you are selling. However, it’s likely […]

  • Travlaw furlough update

    Rishi’s done it again! The Chancellor has done it again – extended furlough in his 2021 Budget. What is bizarre is that last year’s budget didn’t even mention the word “furlough”, it is only as a result of the events of the pandemic that the word is now commonly used by employers. The furlough scheme […]

  • WHA Budget Summary 2021

    Against the backdrop of a successful vaccine programme and the proposed forthcoming easing of restrictions, Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his Budget to an attentive nation. This Budget was prepared with the promise of ‘…support for people and businesses and families through the remaining stages of this crisis, but also to provide a long term recovery […]

  • Travlaw update on worker status and its relevance to the Travel Industry

    Travlaw update on worker status and the impact of a recent landmark Supreme Court decision which is relevant to the Travel Industry. In a change from our usual updates on all things Covid related impacting employers, this update focuses on worker status, which was put back in the spotlight as a result of last week’s […]

  • VAT deferred due to coronavirus (COVID-19) – What are your options?

    At the outset of the COVID-19 crisis, one of the first support measures put in place by the Government was to grant businesses the option of deferring VAT payments for liabilities due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020. We know many of our clients utilised this HM Revenue & Customs reprieve, and as we […]

  • Leading law firm Travlaw HR update

    Will employment laws change post-Brexit? The UK has now withdrawn from the EU but what, if any, employment law changes will there be and what, if any, impact will that have on employers and indeed employees’ rights? Many readers will be aware that much of the UK employment laws (think of the Working Time Regulations […]

  • Travlaw Employment update

    What employers need to be aware of in 2021! Most employers will be glad to see the back of 2020, and 2021 still holds a lot of uncertainty for employers in the travel industry as the world continues to fight the battle against Covid. However, there are a few key changes ahead this year that […]

  • Financial Aid in Third National Lockdown summarised by leading accountants WHA

    The Government has imposed a third national lockdown in England, which is a severe hit for many businesses in what has proved to be an extremely difficult period.  Under the restrictions outlined at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement all non-essential retail, hospitality and personal care services must close—or remain closed—until at least the middle of […]

  • Elman Wall’s TOMS and Brexit update

    We are now drawing closer to final confirmation of the proposed revisions to the UK TOMS regime post-Brexit. This has not yet been finalised by HMRC but has been agreed in principle and we now have permission to share the expected changes with you .In summary, these changes are as follows: TOMS will still apply […]

  • Travlaw provides summary on latest Job Retention Scheme and Furlough Guidance

    Earlier this week Guidance was issued for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was published, further amendments to this Guidance are expected (see below). This Guidance is available on the governments website. There are lots of similarity to the previous furlough schemes, however there are some new quirks and I wanted to draw to employers attention […]

  • Legal firm Travlaw explains the extended furlough scheme

    Last week the Chancellor again extended the furlough scheme which will now remain open until 31 March 2021. Some more clarification that has come out today from HMRC in advance of the governments’ guidance which is due to be published on 10 November 2020. For claim periods up to January 2021 the government will pay […]