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  • Enews – August 2020

    Enews – August 2020 In this month’s Enews, we report on the Job Retention Bonus as HMRC publishes further details regarding requirements and what employers need to do now to claim the bonus. There have been plenty of other developments. We look at some of them here and analyse changes to tax policy and the wider […]

  • Sheepish Activities July 2020

    12 July 🐑 🐑 🐑 Today we had help feeding the sheep.  Not a care in the world. His auntie is in the background fending off 885 who has been enormously aggressive and head-butty.  Feeling a bit more relaxed now we are this side of the gate. 15 July 🐑 🐑 🐑 It only takes a few to spoil it […]

  • Enews – July 2020

    Enews – July 2020 In this month’s Enews, we report on Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Summer Economic Update, which unveiled the government’s three-point plan to protect and create jobs as the economy begins to recover from the coronavirus lockdown. There have been plenty of other developments. We look at some of them here and analyse changes to […]

  • Sheepish Activities June/July 2020

    12 June 🐑 🐑 🐑 No sooner than last month’s newsletter was written, we had a last-minute text to say the shearers would be in the next day. This is the main flock ‘in waiting’. This is Lsd’s flock waiting (in more spacious accommodation). Waiting to be sheared is a stressful, noisy experience and thank goodness Tieran (our […]

  • Enews June 2020

    Enews June 2020 In this month’s Enews, we report on the progress of the government’s schemes to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced important changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which will run until the end of October while HMRC has once again delayed the introduction of the VAT reverse […]

  • Sheepish Activities June 2020

    12 May 🐑 🐑 🐑 We visit the office regularly to check post etc and quite often now, the guinea fowl are at the Lsd front door waiting.  There are only 6 in the picture, but we do have our full complement of 7 still. 16 May 🐑 🐑 🐑 Fly strike is becoming a problem as temperatures rise. We […]

  • Enews May 2020

    Enews May 2020 In this month’s Enews, we report on the progress of the government’s schemes to help businesses and the self-employed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bounce Back loans for small businesses were the latest in a raft of measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, which are starting to make a practical difference to businesses. […]

  • Sheepish Activities April / May 2020

      11 April 🐑 🐑 🐑 The guinea fowl have taken to sunbathing with the good weather.   16 April 🐑 🐑 🐑 After living off hay and pellets for the last few months the sheep were finally let into Field 11 where they dived onto the new grass. 22 April 🐑 🐑 🐑 We have had some ongoing foot problems but the […]