In light of the government guidelines, all our offices are now closed and our teams are all working remotely, but are on hand to help you through these challenging times.

For assistance please get in touch with your main contact directly or email our covid19help@armstrongwatson.co.uk. Alternatively if you wish to talk to us, please call 0808 144 5575.

Highlights

The very latest update on the Job Retention Scheme (JRS)

The very latest update on the Job Retention Scheme (JRS)

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Trusted advice is more important than ever in times like these

Trusted advice is more important than ever in times like these

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Planning Your Financial Future

The global COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated to us all that we cannot take anything for granted. The income we perhaps previously thought was secure might not be, the plans we had maybe taken for granted can be soon cancelled and of course that our health is of the utmost importance.

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Investment Update

Our Latest Investment Market Update

Across the world the policy response to the economic cost of covid-19 lockdowns has been vast in scale, with unprecedented action taken in many areas.  Amongst western developed nations particularly there have been hitherto almost unbelievable levels of support offered.  But not all regions have

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Government Legislation Impacting the Academy Sector

Key developments and government announcements impacing the academy sector during Covid-19

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COVID-19 – A fraudster’s playground

As lockdown results in an increase number of scams, read our advice and tips to keep your business safe from fraudsters.

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The Cost Burden of Adapting Business through Covid-19

What does the new normal look like for businesses, especially when cash is tight?

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Using your SEISS Grant Effectively

Whilst the future of the Self Employed Income Support Scheme is uncertain, it is important to plan appropriately to continue to meet essential costs 

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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme launces on 26th May allowing employers with -250 employees to claim coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP).

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Can I really sell my business in the middle of a crisis?

Whilst the COVID-19 crisis may have provided opportunity for reflection and the realisation that now might be the perfect time personally for you as a business owner to sell your concern, inevitably you’re probably wondering if it’s even possible or practical to begin the process?

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Job Retention Scheme Update: Extension to October & Further Clarity

Job Retention Scheme update Yesterday on 12th May 2020. The Chancellor announces an extension period to the Job Retention Scheme up to the 31st October. 

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Latest news

Investment Decisions and Responsibilities

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) published new guidance in May 2019 highlighting the importance of proactive investing and the need to seek financial guidance.

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The Importance of Pension Death Benefits

It’s now five years since the pension industry was shaken up with the introduction of Pension Freedom legislation.

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Positive Experiences of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme

The government Self Employment Income Support Scheme (‘SEISS’) was opened on 13th May and from the feedback we’ve received has been well received by our clients.

Scam Alert

Stay Alert. Stop the Scammers

Despite the strong community feelings and support amongst much of the population right now, scams are very much on the increase, with unscrupulous tricksters using very sophisticated methods to con businesses and individuals out of well earned finances.