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IR35 reforms postponed at the last-minute due to coronavirus pandemic

18th March 2020

Announced among a £330bn financial package for the UK economy in response to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, Steve Barclay, Chief Secretary

UNW statement – COVID-19

17th March 2020

(Updated Tuesday 24th March 2020) *Please note that following guidance from the Government, our Reception is closed with effect from

Budget 2020 – UNW’s summary of the key announcements

12th March 2020

UNW’s summary of the key announcements from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the Budget yesterday –

Changes to tax and NI thresholds for 2020/21 tax year

12th March 2020

HMRC recently announced the new tax and National Insurance thresholds for the 2020/2021 tax year. These are as follows: Tax

Amendments to Statutory Payments from April 2020

12th March 2020

Statutory payments  Amendments have been made to Statutory Payments that will take place from April 2020. These are as follows:

IR35 – Off-Payroll Working from April 2020

12th March 2020

IR35 – Off-Payroll Working from April 2020 The 2020 UK Budget (today) confirmed the introduction of the heavily anticipated IR35

Changes to Employment Allowance from April 2020

12th March 2020

The Employment Allowance (EA) was introduced in April 2014, in order to provide businesses and charities with relief from their

Paid Bereavement Leave from April 2020

12th March 2020

From 6th April 2020, bereaved parents and primary carers will be entitled to take a paid parental bereavement leave of

National Minimum Wage updates for 2020/2021

12th March 2020

National Minimum Wage: Significant increases in minimum wage rates will take effect from 1 April 2020. The National Living Wage

CGT changes to sales of residential properties

12th March 2020

New 30-day reporting rules for residential property sales An important change to the way in which UK residential properties are

Advisory fuel rates for March 2020 announced by HMRC

2nd March 2020

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published the latest advisory fuel rates, to apply from 1 March 2020. The new

Charity Client Focus: Paul Callaghan – Chair of Sunderland MAC Trust, Trustee and Past Chair of Live Theatre, Co-Founder and Chair of The Leighton Group

28th February 2020

Paul Callaghan is co-founder and the Chair of The Leighton Group, the North East-based set of software, technology, communication and