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Reimbursing Fuel for Company cars from 1 December 2021

As the result of recent increases in fuel prices, HMRC have increased the advisory fuel rates that apply for the reimbursement of employees’ private fuel…Read More

Xero Me Guide: Payroll and expenses simplified

Xero Me is an app for employees of businesses that use Xero to process payroll. The great news is that employees can now use this…Read More

Fuel Reimbursement Increase for Company Cars from 1 Sep 2021

HMRC has increased the advisory fuel reimbursement rates that apply to employees’ private fuel for their company cars, as the result of recent increases in…Read More

Payroll Guide to Hiring Seasonal Workers

If you’re setting up a business which relies on seasonal trade, you’ll be looking to hire seasonal workers during peak trading times. This extra support…Read More

CJRS templates update for employers from July 2021

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) templates to use when claiming for 16 or more employees have been updated. The guidance for uploading these templates…Read More

Year-End Payroll Checklist for 2020/21

If you run your own payroll, it is time to look at this payroll checklist for the current year and key changes affecting payroll for…Read More

Get ready for the “off-payroll” IR35 working rules

Large or medium-sized organisations that are paying workers via personal service companies (PSC) or agencies will need to operate new off-payroll IR35 procedures from 6…Read More

COVID-19 CJRS extended until April 2021

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended until 30 April 2021. For the period 1 November 2020 to 30 April 2021 the government grant will…Read More

2021 COVID-19 support & grants for business

Government grants will continue for the foreseeable future and certainly until 31 March 2021. The main 2021 COVID-19 grants and supports available are outlined below.…Read More

GUIDE: Christmas gift tax reliefs to charities & staff

Christmas gift tax planning advice for businesses this festive season. Christmas gift of up to £50 to employees Remember that certain gifts to staff at…Read More

Transferwise: Making supplier payments easier

Written by Cardens’ Trainee Accountant, Mike Bates Looking to tidy up and pay your creditors? Transferwise is a new third party app for Xero that…Read More


The Prime Minister announced a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) extension and a halt to the Job Support Scheme ahead of the new lockdown in…Read More

Penalties for incorrect CRJS & SEISS claims from 20 October

Taxpayers and agents must check all Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) & Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) claims and make necessary corrections before the…Read More

Job Retention Bonus: More information from HMRC

Employers will be able to claim a one-off payment of £1,000 (Job Retention Bonus) for every employee they have previously received a grant for under…Read More

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