The Apprenticeship Employer Incentive Scheme is a key part of Welsh Government’s Covid Commitment to support businesses and workers. After a year of uncertainty, the scheme will be instrumental to recovering from the impacts of coronavirus.
The Ratings (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill, currently going through Parliament, contains implications for directors of dissolved companies.
HMRC recently updated guidance on how employees can no longer be furloughed using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The scheme ended on 30 September 2021.
The Welsh Government has confirmed future developments must consider climate change effects like future flooding and coastal erosion risk. In Wales, developers will now also have to work with flood risk and coastal erosion maps. The Welsh Government have made these available today. The maps will show current risk levels as well as the risk posed by climate change.
With panic buying at the pumps, the shortage of HGV drivers, and a looming winter energy crisis many of us are running our businesses in an ever increasing level of uncertainty.
The ONS have released their latest analysis identifying the types of areas that are seeing the fastest house price growth. This analysis also looks at growth during the coronavirus pandemic, and who could be at risk of being priced out.
Small business owners in Wales are putting their retirement pot at risk according to a leading insolvency expert. Alun Evans, Partner at Bevan Buckland LLP in Haverfordwest warns that business owners are gambling with the health of their firm, by making poor arrangements for the smooth sale of their business
The government has published an analysis of UK businesses’ ability to fill job vacancies across different industries. Along with this, it provides a list of reasons for any recruitment challenges. The data covers Summer 2021, primarily after COVID-19 restrictions were eased.
Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths has announced the Glastir Advanced, Commons and Organic contracts are being extended until December 2023.
Having listened to stakeholder feedback from businesses and the accounting profession, the government have announced that they are postponing Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) a year later than planned. Now, the government is introducing Making Tax Digital in the tax year beginning in April 2024.
The temporary insolvency restrictions protections for commercial tenants are lifting as new measures are introduced. The Insolvency Service is announcing that they are phasing out temporary measures brought in during the pandemic from 1 October.
The Creative Wales Development Fund includes two strands focusing on supporting projects within the TV and digital content sectors. This includes funding for games, animation, Createch and creative services too. This Fund is also aiming towards Wales based businesses that develop content, products and services in the Creative Industries. However, this Fund does not intend to support projects in the wider tech sector.