Assistance in safeguarding businesses’ cashflow by deferring VAT and Income Tax payments was announced on 20 March.  The measures, which […]


A guide to deferring VAT and Income Tax payments

The statistics are alarming. It’s estimated by the Legal Services Board that in excess of £40 billion is written off […]


Escalate News: Spring 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has had an unprecedented effect on many countries around the world – and prompted a wide range […]


COVID-19: A guide on Coronavirus and fraud – don’t become a victim

The government is changingthe UK’s insolvency regime in response to the disruption caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Although details […]


COVID-19: Changes to the UK insolvency regime

The ‘Self-Employed Income Support Scheme’ is a package of measures to support the UK’s 5 million self-employed workers.   Prime Minister Boris […]


COVID-19: Government support for the self-employed

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting businesses in a number of different ways. Despite government support, many businesses remain particularly concerned about […]


COVID-19: A guide to unlocking cash from your balance sheet

Many organisations have either a business continuity and/or disaster recovery plan in place. In constructing these plans, leaders tend to […]


COVID-19: Factoring coronavirus into your business continuity plan

In the March Budget, the Chancellor announced that any business which is in financial distress as a result of coronavirus […]


COVID-19: Deferring your tax payments with HMRC’s Time to Pay scheme

Coronavirus is very quickly squeezing many SMEs, especially in the leisure and hospitality sectors. Steve Goderski and Peter Hart from […]


COVID-19: How to protect your cash – pragmatic actions to protect your business

Responding to the potential impact of Coronavirus is top of many businesses’ minds.  It has created concerns and uncertainty for […]


COVID-19: How to protect your people and your business

After a significant wait (498 days) since the last Budget – not to mention a change of Prime Minister and […]


Tax Insight: Budget 2020

Robert Brooker, head of the Fraud and Forensic services, is currently appearing in a BBC1 TV series.  In this article, […]


The ‘Fraud Squad’ diaries: behind the scenes of BBC1’s fraud series