Help us raise hundreds of pounds for White Lodge as we attempt to complete 10 million steps in August We are raising money for our long-standing charity partner, White Lodge, who have been doing an amazing job helping the most vulnerable disabled children, adults and their families during lockdown. Despite the challenges they face, they have continued […]
Following the launch of the Government’s contact tracing system, employers should be prepared for the possibility of multiple employees being required to self-isolate if one employee from the workplace tests positive for Coronavirus. This means it is vital that employers are aware of the arrangements concerning Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) and self-isolation. Changes to the […]
When Philip Hammond delivered the last Budget 499 days ago, in the midst of the Brexit negotiations, he could not have imagined that the next Budget would be dominated by the spread of a lethal contagion.
Nor is it likely that he thought Rishi Sunak – then a relatively inconspicuous junior minister – would be the one delivering it, with Mr Hammond having resigned and lost his seat in Parliament in the meantime.
Even a few weeks ago, there was little reason to expect that Mr Sunak, by then promoted to Chief Secretary to the Treasury but still largely unknown, would deliver the Budget on the date announced by then-Chancellor, Sajid Javid.
We are now just a matter of days away from one of the most important General Elections in British history. The most recent polls suggest that the Conservative Party will win a strong majority and that by the end of the week we could be welcoming Boris Johnson and his cabinet back to Number 10. […]
The off-payroll rules, commonly known as IR35, are due to be extended to the private sector from April 2020. The new legislation has already sparked controversy in the public sector where it has been implemented, leading to several high-profile legal battles. The introduction of the new rules will have an immediate impact on those contracted […]
Make sure you plan ahead! From April 2020 the rules surrounding capital gains on a main residence that you own are changing and it may mean that you have to pay tax on the sale of your property. After this date, a fundamental change to how letting relief is provided could have a critical impact […]
The likelihood of a no-deal Brexit seems to be increasing day-by-day and so businesses must prepare themselves for the potential fallout out if no new agreement can be reached. To help you prepare for a potential no-deal Brexit, we have prepared a simple checklist to help you plan. This guide is intended to summarise the […]
If your quarterly VAT period began on 1 April 2019, your first Making Tax Digital (MTD) filing deadline is Wednesday 7 August 2019. Meanwhile, if you pay your VAT by direct debit, you should have registered with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) by Monday 29 July 2019. If you haven’t done so please contact us […]
From 1 October 2019, a new VAT domestic reverse charge regime for the construction industry will come into force. This will significantly affect the VAT affairs and tax liabilities of companies both inside and outside of the construction industry and so it is vitally important that businesses are ready. What is the VAT domestic reverse […]
From April next year the off-payroll tax rules, more commonly referred to IR35, will be applied to the private sector for the first time. This controversial change will see many contractors and consultants who work through a personal service company (PSC) be reclassified as workers, which will mean that they and their employers may be […]