Friday, December 15th, 2017

Increase in state pension matched by increasing costs
State pensions will rise by 3% next April, but it’s not all strictly good news. And what about the latest […]

Friday, December 8th, 2017

The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency tax conundrum
At the start of the year, one Bitcoin was worth just under $1,000, but the price has since peeked at […]

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Simple assessment – ending the tax return?
Around 11 million people currently have to complete a tax return every year to provide HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) […]

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Almost but not quite – near miss on inflation helps boost interest rate
September inflation was just low enough to spare Mark Carney writing to the Chancellor. And helped spur the first interest […]

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Auto-enrolment moves to the next stage in April
From next April employers and employees will find their auto-enrolment contributions rising. Are you ready for the changes?

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Is your VAT return coming under scrutiny?
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collected an extra £3.4 billion from small and medium-sized businesses through inquiries into the under-payment […]

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Who’s in significant control of companies?
It is now simple for anyone to find out who really owns and controls a private company, even when shares […]

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

SMEs failing to grasp importance of new data rules
New research now shows that less than one in ten SME owners in the UK fully understands what GDPR actually […]

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Pension auto-enrolment update
The pension auto-enrolment thresholds for 2017/18 have increased in line with national insurance contributions, although the auto-enrolment level itself is […]

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Capital allowance thresholds coming down for cars
If you have a car that you use for business, you should familiarise yourself with the change in capital allowances for […]