The People Factor

The People Factor

Employment is an issue which is becoming more and more important to a lot of clients as we start to come out of lockdown. We have found working with The People Factor very useful and recommend them for a wide range of HR issues. Here is a message from them: … Continued

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The COVID-19 effect on remote working

The COVID-19 effect on remote working

Will COVID-19 accelerate remote working practices? The Coronavirus lockdown has forced business to adopt remote working across the board. Will employees want to continue working from home post COVID-19? In the past 10 years or so, the number of people working remotely has increased significantly. Major contributors to this shift … Continued

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Inheritance Tax refunds more than double!

Inheritance Tax Refunds on the Rise

With the stock market crash in February and March this year, the number of people claiming refunds on Inheritance Tax due to falling share prices has more than doubled in the last two years. Inheritance Tax is calculated on the value of an estate at the time of death. However, … Continued

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What can Directors working from home claim for?

What can Directors working from home claim for?

Dedicated workspaces at home could become the new norm for Directors of your business. Folkes Worton can help you by identifying what can and can’t be claimed for.  If you put an office in at home or an extension on the property which Is being used as an office then … Continued

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Additional Fund from Government

Additional Fund from Government

Have you fallen into the category where you couldn’t claim for any support and you are a small business?The Government’s new additional funds may be able to help you. The Government is providing a very small additional fund to help support businesses that are not eligible for small business grants … Continued

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Company cars after lockdown

Company cars after lockdown

Company cars after lockdown – are your staff paying tax on cars they’re not using?  Company car users still suffer a benefit in kind tax charge.To pause this benefit in kind tax the car must not have been available for the last 30 day period.A company car is still classed … Continued

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What happen after furlough ends?

What happens after furlough ends?

As Government support changes with the easing of restrictions in the current crisis, planning for the future has never been more important: Continue the furlough with no Government support: Work within lay-off laws, but pay your workers a fraction of their wage to stay at home if they are still … Continued

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Keeping the wheels turning

The Government is putting measures in place to help businesses deal with the current situation. At Folkes Worton we will be keeping up-to-date with these plans and will help businesses with advice and access to this help wherever possible.  Support for businesses who are paying sick pay to employees: The … Continued

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