Aga Khan Economic Planning Board
The Economic Planning Board (EPB) is a volunteer organisation under the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom (UK). It was established to keep the economic status of the Jamat under review. It aims to improve the economic well-being of the Jamat via case management and support in the areas of employment and personal finance. The EPB has also launched a number of business alliances in industries from hospitality to pharmaceuticals.
At Mansion House on Thursday 1 July 2021, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced his plans to transform the UK into a green finance hub with £15bn investment into environmentally friendly projects
The ban on commercial evictions has been extended to 25 March next year to support businesses facing financial hardship due to the ongoing lockdown limitations
Tax-Free Childcare – a childcare top-up for working parents – can be used to help pay for accredited holiday clubs, childminders or sports activities.
The Insolvency Service has been given new powers to target company directors who dissolve their businesses and leave staff or taxpayers out of pocket
Bounce Back Loan (BBLs) fraud investigations by the City of London Police increased by more than 50% in February 2021 compared to the previous month, shows research from RPC, the international law firm.
A fifth grant covering May 2021 to September 2021 will be open to claims from late July 2021.
From July employers will have to pay 10% of staff wages to anyone on furlough as the government reduces its level of support for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
The government plans to amend the qualifying criteria for the super deduction capital allowance announced in the March Budget, extending the rules to leased properties.
Businesses that deferred VAT payments last year have one month left to join online to pay in monthly instalments under the VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme, HMRC has confirmed.
The government ban on eviction notices has been lifted allowing landlords to serve notice on tenants who have not paid rent and can now call in bailiffs.
From 1 May, the government has made a number of changes to how the Job Retention Scheme works for furloughed workers