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08 Jul 2020
On 8 July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a three-point plan to support jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic when he delivered a Summer Economic Update to Parliament.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a temporary cut in the rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in order to boost confidence in the flagging housing market in his Summer Economic Update.
On 1 July, changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) saw flexible furloughing introduced.
The government has expanded its COVID-19 support for start-ups and innovative companies with the launch of a new fund.
The Bank of England has increased the stock of purchases of UK government bonds to help boost the UK economy following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed further support for users of certain consumer credit products if they are experiencing temporary payment difficulties due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The introduction of off-payroll rules to the private sector will go ahead as planned next April after an attempt to delay them failed in the House of Commons.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found that the UK's late payment crisis has worsened during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.
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For the continued health and safety of our staff and clients, the J V Banks offices in Rhyl and Llandudno have been temporarily closed effective 23 March 2020. Our partners and key staff are now working from home.
The change in location has had little impact on us operationally and we continue to provide our accountancy, VAT and payroll services as normal.
Our telephone and email contact details remain the same.
You may continue to drop off any records through letterboxes at our offices, and post items to us in the usual way. Items will be collected on a rota basis by one of our team regularly.
Please note: if your item is time sensitive or urgent please email or telephone your usual contact in the first instance.
All face to face client meetings have also been suspended and we will work with you to establish alternative arrangements if you are affected by this.
We have been inundated with requests for information regarding the impact of COVID-19 on business and on Government support packages available.
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This is a challenging time for us all and J V Banks appreciate the trust you place in us and hope everyone stays safe and well.
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