In these uncertain times we're working hard to ensure that we stay more connected than ever. ICB is collating the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) information and resources to give guidance to bookkeepers, their businesses and the business they work with...
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20/05/2020 - Wellbeing
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week, writes Graham Hambly, and research shows that people who are kind and compassionate see clear benefits to their wellbeing and happiness
19/05/2020 - HMRC Update
The new SSP scheme
The scheme, launching on the 26 May, will enable employers with fewer than 250 employees to claim coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). Tax agents will be able to make claims on behalf of employers
15/05/2020 - Wellbeing
5 self-care strategies for lockdown
Here's my guide to five simple things you can do to look after your self and stay strong, not just during lockdown and in times of uncertainty, but always...
15/05/2020 - Tax
Reimbursing home office expenses
A temporary tax exemption and National Insurance disregard for employees working from home who need to purchase office equipment will be introduced by the government...
15/05/2020 - COVID-19
Surge in returning ICB students
Lonely lockdowns and some radical changes to ICB exams and apprenticeships have contributed to a surge in demand for ICB qualifications, is now the right time to get qualified as an ICB Bookkeeper and start a bookkeeping business?
15/05/2020 - Business
Guidance for reopening offices
Download our free Risk Assessment template for businesses planning to reopen an office, together with details of the eight new safe-working guides the government issued on 11 May...
14/05/2020 - Business
UKFIU COVID-19 SAR reporting
The number of SARs received which reference COVID-19 continues to increase. In the week commencing 6th April 2020, the UKFIU received 64 such SARs