Change to Companies House bank details

Companies House has changed its bank details with effect from 1 September 2020 following a technical change to the way it is funded. Letters sent by Companies House from 1 September 2020 onwards include the new bank details, which businesses will need to use to pay any fees due. The previous bank details will remain…

HM Revenue & Customs sets out details of penalties for breaches of furlough and self-employment scheme rules

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has set out full details of the penalties that will apply to employers and self-employed individuals who are found to have breached the rules of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). A factsheet published by HMRC confirms that employers that have over claimed CJRS…

Banks list top 10 Coronavirus scams

Throughout this ongoing pandemic, fraudsters have attempted to play on people’s fears to try and trick them out of their hard-earned cash. Now UK Finance, the trade body for the British banking sector, has issued a list of the most common scams to help people identify them. The ten scams to be wary of include:…