Amusement arcades and other businesses could be set for a tax rebate worth billions of pounds after a legal victory for the sector.
A survey by the Association of Practising Accountants (APA), with the support of East Midlands-based Duncan & Toplis, has shown that more than half of firms in the region have seen turnover reduce by more than 50%. Meanwhile, 44% have seen turnover reduce by more than 70%.
Coronavirus could not have come at a more unfortunate time for businesses which depend on tourism.
Four accountants and business advisers at Duncan & Toplis have been appointed to some of the top jobs in the company.
Duncan & Toplis, which is one of the largest accountancy and business advice companies in the Midlands, has appointed two new directors and two new associates.
The nationwide lockdown which began last weekend came just as businesses in the county’s leisure and tourism sector were expecting to increase trade following winter.
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