Monthly Archives: December 2020

Unemployment brings new career challenges for over 50s

As the furlough scheme draws to a close, there are reportedly around 377,000 older workers who are at risk of losing their employment, according to the Centre for Ageing Better and the Learning and Work Institute. That constitutes one in ten male, and eight in ten female workers in their 50s and 60s who will likely have to find alternative employment …

3 tax considerations for a post-Brexit UK

With the time to prepare for Brexit rapidly reducing, businesses are up against the clock to get themselves ready for the changes taking place at the end of the transition period. When the UK left the EU on 31st January 2020, the transition period began and it continues until the end of the year. The EU and the UK, at the time of writing, are still …

Spelling out the Chancellor’s Spending Review

Introduction  On Wednesday, November 25th Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his Spending Review for next year to the House of Commons. In the absence of an Autumn Budget, the statement to the Commons set out the Government’s spending commitments for 2021/22. The Chancellor had announced some time ago that there would not be a formal Budget this autumn, …