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Care Homes


The UK’s population is steadily growing older. By 2025, it is estimated that more than a third of people in the UK will be over 55, while the number of people aged 85 and over has already reached a record 1.2 million.

As a result, the nursing and care homes sector is likely to continue to grow and expand, so you want your business to be in the best financial health now to take advantage of new opportunities.

However, running a care home and maintaining the high quality of services is a full-time job in itself, so the expertise of accountants and business advisors who understand the issues involved is vital.

Lambert Roper & Horsfield is a leading independent firm of chartered accountants who are specialists in business development and corporate finance. Our highly skilled professionals are experienced in working with the owners of nursing and care homes, so we appreciate that your business sector faces its own unique challenges, including strict regulation.

We can provide all the business support services you need and work with you to minimise tax liabilities, increase profitability and build the value of your business.  Our services include:

  • acquisitions and disposals
  • annual accounts
  • audit
  • corporate finance
  • inheritance tax planning
  • management accounts
  • succession planning
  • tax compliance and planning
  • tax-efficient exit strategies
  • tax-efficient employee remuneration packages
  • VAT

To find out more about how we can help you, please contact LRH accountants in Calderdale.

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Latest News

Furlough scheme update – Publication of claims and employees serving notice

November 16th, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that employees serving notice cannot be claimed for from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) from 1 December 2020 onwards.

It has also confirmed further details of plans to disclose details of claims made by employers from December onwards.

Notice periods

The change means employers cannot claim furlough grants in respect of employees serving any contractual or statutory notice periods from 1 December onwards. This includes employees serving notice of redundancy, as well as those who are serving notice of resignation or retirement.

In circumstances from 1 December onwards where you have already submitted a claim and an employee subsequently begins a notice period, you must make an adjustment.

For claims relating to November, you can still claim for employees serving statutory notice periods. However, CJRS grants cannot be used to substitute redundancy payments.

Redundancies must be made in accordance with employment law, while statutory redundancy and statutory notice pay must be calculated based on an employee’s usual wages.

Publications of claims

HMRC has also published further details of plans to publish information about claims for periods from December onwards.

HMRC previously confirmed plans to publish the names and registration number of limited companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) claiming CJRS grants.

It has now clarified that this applies to all employers claiming from the scheme, including individuals, ordinary partnerships and trusts, unless they can demonstrate doing so would lead to a “serious risk of violence or intimidation”.

HMRC will require evidence of this threat, which could include:

  • A police incident number;
  • Documentary evidence of a threat or attack; or
  • Evidence of possible disruption or targeting.

At the same time, HMRC has also said that, in addition to employer names and reference numbers, it will also publish “an indication of the value of the claim”.

Further information about what this will mean in practice and how to request that claim information is not published is expected by the end of November.

For advice on furlough and the CJRS, please contact us today.

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