Hundreds join demonstration against IR35 rule changes

Posted in Blog, Tax | Posted on 17 Feb, 2020

Hundreds of campaigners have reportedly marched outside Parliament in a demonstration against new off-payroll working rules which are due to come into effect from April this year. The #StoptheOffPayrollTax campaign warns that the rules will


HMRC: Record 11 million file Self-Assessment tax return before 31 January deadline

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Tax | Posted on 5 Feb, 2020

According to the latest data from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), a record 11.1 million taxpayers filed their tax returns before the deadline on 31 January.


Last call on tax returns, says HMRC

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Tax | Posted on 28 Jan, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is calling on taxpayers who have yet to submit their tax return to do so urgently.


A quick guide to electric company cars and tax

Posted in Blog | Posted on 27 Jan, 2020

The number of electric cars in Britain hit the 200,000 vehicle milestone in 2019, indicating that the UK is finally coming round to the benefits of an emission-free future. Electric car owners are already experiencing


Get up to speed with new off-payroll working rules

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 20 Jan, 2020

Ahead of the introduction of the new off-payroll working rules, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published a factsheet outlining the changes and what they mean for small businesses.


Small businesses “do not trust” Open Banking software

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 13 Jan, 2020

Open Banking legislation has done little to increase competition or reduce costs in the payments market, a major report has revealed.


Living wage increase “four times rate of inflation”

Posted in Blog, Economy | Posted on 6 Jan, 2020

The National Minimum and Living Wage will increase from 01 April 2020, the Government has confirmed.


SME Health Check shows positive signs in the third-quarter of 2019

Posted in Blog, Economy, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 23 Dec, 2019

The latest small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) Health Check Index has shown recovery from the second quarter of 2019, with business confidence increasing.


Government confirms business rates Retail Discount extension

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax | Posted on 20 Dec, 2019

High street businesses have been given a new lifeline after the business rates Retail Discount extension was reintroduced to Parliament this week.


Businesses urge Government to negotiate post Brexit trade deals

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 19 Dec, 2019

Businesses are urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to begin negotiations on the terms of the UK’s future relationships with the European Union (EU) after Brexit.