UK businesses could lose £195 million per day in workplace productivity

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 13 Nov, 2019

According to new research, the UK economy could lose £195 million per day in wages because employees are spending an average of 1 hour 24 minutes every day being unproductive.


HMRC’s five money-saving tips

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Tax | Posted on 11 Nov, 2019

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has highlighted five money-saving tips to help boost your finances.


Government to simplify corporate tax regime for small businesses

Posted in Blog | Posted on 8 Nov, 2019

The Treasury has today responded to the Office of Tax Simplification’s (OTS) major new report, simplifying tax for smaller businesses.


Government announces £56 million funding to boost business productivity

Posted in Blog, Economy, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 7 Nov, 2019

The Government has launched a new £56 million wave of funding in a bid to boost productivity throughout the UK economy.


South West accountant plays an important role in the merger of two leading global accounting groups

Posted in Blog | Posted on 6 Nov, 2019

MGI Worldwide and CPAAI (CPA Associates International) have merged to create the world’s 16th largest accountancy group*. Roger Isaacs, a Partner at Milsted Langdon, is chairman of MGI Worldwide and co-chair of the new organisation.


HMRC to clamp down on tax avoidance

Posted in Blog, Tax | Posted on 6 Nov, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is set to clamp down on tax avoidance, after stating that it is “doubling the resources” to tackle those in the avoidance supply chain.


Calls for HMRC to simplify the UK’s tax system for self-employed and landlords

Posted in Blog, Tax | Posted on 4 Nov, 2019

A Government adviser has said that the UK’s tax system is causing issues for self-employed individuals and private landlords and therefore HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) should consider simplifying it.


Nine in 10 off-payroll workers incorrectly paying tax, says HMRC

Posted in Blog, HMRC, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax | Posted on 1 Nov, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published new guidance on changes to off-payroll working rules coming into effect in the private sector next year.


Personal insolvencies on the verge of highest level for a decade

Posted in Blog, Insolvency | Posted on 31 Oct, 2019

According to official figures, the number of people facing insolvency is set to reach the highest level for almost a decade, following an annual increase of more than 22 per cent in December.


How can I spot the signs of fraud?

Posted in Blog, Forensic | Posted on 30 Oct, 2019

More than five and a half million offences of fraud are now thought to take place each year, accounting for almost half of all crime in the country.