Employers urged to support workers with payment of over £300 a year in coronavirus crisis

EMPLOYERS have been urged to consider supporting their employees who are working from home with an additional support payment.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has encouraged companies to provide their employees with a tax-free payment equivalent to £300 per year. The extra money could help employees with the increase in their costs for working from home, such as water and electricity bills. HMRC guidelines currently allow employers to offer payments to workers who regularly work from home. 

The Institute has therefore suggested a similar arrangement be put into place for the thousands who...
source: Express

2020-04-09 19:29
Latest news from Express
today 14:05 SNP threaten Westminster boycott– shameless bid to use new rules for Scottish independence
today 14:05 Aldi news: Thousands of shoppers queue from midnight to try and buy the sell-out egg chair
today 14:05 Caravan & campsites reopen: ‘The sooner they open the better’ - Travel risk expert claim
today 14:05 Royal sadness: Why is June significant for the Queen and Prince Philip?
today 14:05 Sky Sports Soccer Saturday return in doubt despite Premier League restart - EXCLUSIVE
today 14:05 BBC backlash: How Iain Duncan Smith fumed at 'carping and moaning' broadcaster
today 14:05 George Floyd timeline: Full events the led to Floyd arrest
today 14:05 Premium Bonds savings hit record as NS&I 'bucks trend' while interest rates tumble
today 14:05 Sex Pistols: New Sid Vicious documentary film to debut only UNSEEN final concert footage
today 14:05 End of freedom of movement? Italy threatens to close border with 'disrespectful' Greece
today 14:05 Italy holiday: Italy offers Britons discount holidays - with major catch
today 14:05 Death in Paradise's Kris Marshall sparks backlash by saying son became 'too Caribbean’
today 14:05 Nicola Sturgeon begs Boris to 'think again' and ask for 'sensible' Brexit extension
today 14:05 Peston's brutal summary of criticism on Hancock's COVID testing - 'D minus... try harder!'
today 14:05 China warning: MP reveals sick plot and warns tensions could spiral into 'conflict'
today 13:03 Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Warzone update patch notes, as Season 4 is DELAYED
today 13:03 Blackout Tuesday: What is Blackout Tuesday? How to take part
today 13:03 Coronavirus news: Futurologists reveal their predictions for the post-pandemic world
today 13:03 The Beatles: John Lennon and George Harrison were NOT fans of Paul McCartney's first album
today 13:03 Heart attack: The simple exercise found to lower the risk of the deadly condition
Latest news from Great Britain
today 14:20 Waterfall 'tombstoner' sparks massive helicopter evacuation to Hull
today 14:20 Waterfall 'tombstoner' sparks massive helicopter evacuation to Hull
today 14:20 Rules on meeting friends and family, playing sport, childcare, travel and more as lockdown eases
today 14:20 Rules on meeting friends and family, playing sport, childcare, travel and more as lockdown eases
today 14:05 Coronavirus: Collection of photos released to document life in lockdown in England The collection is made up of photos from the public and will document what life in lockdown meant in England.
today 14:05 Coronavirus: Black and Asian ethnic groups up to twice as likely to die with virus, says Public Health England
today 14:05 Bangladeshi people twice as likely to die from coronavirus, PHE finds
today 14:05 Over 500,000 sign petition for justice for rail worker who died after being spat at
today 14:05 SNP threaten Westminster boycott– shameless bid to use new rules for Scottish independence
today 14:05 Aldi news: Thousands of shoppers queue from midnight to try and buy the sell-out egg chair
today 14:05 Caravan & campsites reopen: ‘The sooner they open the better’ - Travel risk expert claim
today 14:05 Royal sadness: Why is June significant for the Queen and Prince Philip?
today 14:05 Sky Sports Soccer Saturday return in doubt despite Premier League restart - EXCLUSIVE
today 14:05 BBC backlash: How Iain Duncan Smith fumed at 'carping and moaning' broadcaster
today 14:05 George Floyd timeline: Full events the led to Floyd arrest
today 14:05 Premium Bonds savings hit record as NS&I 'bucks trend' while interest rates tumble
today 14:05 Sex Pistols: New Sid Vicious documentary film to debut only UNSEEN final concert footage
today 14:05 End of freedom of movement? Italy threatens to close border with 'disrespectful' Greece
today 14:05 Italy holiday: Italy offers Britons discount holidays - with major catch
today 14:05 Death in Paradise's Kris Marshall sparks backlash by saying son became 'too Caribbean’
today 14:05 Nicola Sturgeon begs Boris to 'think again' and ask for 'sensible' Brexit extension
today 14:05 Peston's brutal summary of criticism on Hancock's COVID testing - 'D minus... try harder!'
today 14:05 China warning: MP reveals sick plot and warns tensions could spiral into 'conflict'
today 13:20 No compromise on fish, level playing field, says PM's spokesman
today 13:17 Temperatures set to plummet and rain expected as summer arrives in Hull
today 13:17 Temperatures set to plummet and rain expected as summer arrives in Hull
today 13:03 Coronavirus: McLaren picks advisers as bondholder row revs up McLaren Group has drafted in restructuring experts amid an escalating row with bondholders, Sky News learns.
today 13:03 Coronavirus: Government-backed loans to support virus-hit businesses top £31bn The data shows a steady rise in claims under the so-called furlough scheme but a further leap in so-called bounce back loans.
today 13:03 Coronavirus: The worst is over - but excess COVID-19 deaths are still horribly high The total number of excess deaths is now up to around 62,000, and of those, around 48,000 are accounted for by COVID-19.
today 13:03 Coronavirus: Man jailed after stealing £30,000 of PPE to sell on eBay Gary Edwards, 40, was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court after admitting stealing from his company.
today 13:03 After The Pandemic: Why coronavirus 'new normal' could help us repair economic inequalities in society Stephanie Kelton says if we don't use COVID-19 to address inequality, we risk the economic fallout happening over and over again.
today 13:03 Coronavirus: UK testing figures 'far from complete' and have 'limited value', says statistics watchdog The government is trying to show the "the largest possible number of tests, even at the expense of understanding", it is claimed.
today 13:03 Coronavirus: Silverstone Grands Prix dates revealed as Formula One 2020 race calendar announced After months of cancellations and postponements, the sport reveals a bumper provisional calendar to return to track action.
today 13:03 McDonald’s opening 1,000 restaurants for drive-thru and delivery this week
today 13:03 Boris facing revolt over ‘conga-line Parliament’ plan as MPs back online voting
today 13:03 UK students mock George Floyd killing by acting out his death on Snapchat
today 13:03 A beautiful love story filled with sadness, joy, swans and big blue Ikea bags
today 13:03 Our NHS workers have acted heroically, but they are not invincible – we cannot let them suffer burnout
today 13:03 What is Blackout Tuesday – why are people posting black squares on Instagram?
today 13:03 Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Warzone update patch notes, as Season 4 is DELAYED
today 13:03 Blackout Tuesday: What is Blackout Tuesday? How to take part
today 13:03 Coronavirus news: Futurologists reveal their predictions for the post-pandemic world
today 13:03 The Beatles: John Lennon and George Harrison were NOT fans of Paul McCartney's first album
today 13:03 Heart attack: The simple exercise found to lower the risk of the deadly condition
today 13:03 EU's brutal assessment of negotiating Brexiteers exposed: 'Rats leaving sinking ship'
today 13:03 Sarah Ferguson speaks out as Black Lives Matter protests spread across globe
today 13:03 Archaeology news: Cannabis use discovered in ancient Jewish temple
today 13:03 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's old Instagram account loses almost 200,000 followers
today 13:03 Yellowstone volcano: Earthquake swarm blasts National Park - fears supervolcano may erupt
today 13:03 Pope Francis urged to ignore Benedict as former Vatican chief 'still hungry for power'
Watch the news from UK on Facebook