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Making Tax Digital for VAT pilot launched by HMRC

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Making Tax Digital, Tax | Posted on 17 Oct, 2018

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has this week opened a pilot scheme for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT – the first phase of the Government’s digital tax reporting overhaul.

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HMRC clamp down on late payments by seizing assets from businesses’

Posted in Blog, HMRC | Posted on 15 Oct, 2018

Recently, there has been a sharp increase in tax inspectors taking control of goods to settle bills with companies who cannot afford to pay with cash.

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82 per cent of SMEs are struggling to recruit top talent, survey finds

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 12 Oct, 2018

The vast majority (82 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to recruit the right talent they need to help their business grow, a new study reveals.

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Treasury weighing up tax break for landlords who sell to young adults

Posted in Blog, Tax | Posted on 11 Oct, 2018

The chancellor, Phillip Hammond is considering introducing a tax break in this month’s budget rewarding landlords who sell their properties to sitting tenants, after it was revealed that 40 per cent of young adults are

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SMEs struggling to realise their growth plans, study suggests

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 10 Oct, 2018

A new study carried out by the British Business Bank suggests that one in three small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to realise their growth plans, due to a lack of understanding of small

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Is your workplace pension up to scratch?

Posted in Blog, Pensions, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 5 Oct, 2018

More than eight in 10 employees in the UK are now saving into a workplace pension, new figures reveal.

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Government announce proposals to end late payments for small businesses

Posted in Blog, Economy, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 4 Oct, 2018

The Government has proposed new measures to tackle the issue of late payments to small businesses by larger companies who abuse their position in the market.

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Businesses need to prepare for upcoming payroll changes

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 3 Oct, 2018

Businesses in the UK have less than six months to prepare for important new payroll legislation which will shake up the requirements of employee payslips, it has been warned.

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Employers warned about TPR re-enrolment fines

Posted in Blog | Posted on 1 Oct, 2018

If businesses do not put measures in place to correctly re-enrol their staff into a workplace pension then they could face being fined by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).

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Time is running out to register for 2017/18 self-assessment

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Tax | Posted on 28 Sep, 2018

Those who run their own business or receive Child Benefit and are required to submit a tax return for the first time are being reminded to register for self-assessment before 5 October 2018.

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