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Wednesday, 21 October 2020

SRA Transparency Rules: are you seeing the benefits?

Almost a year after the SRA Transparency Rules came into full effect, a review of the reform highlights some of the benefits to legal firms.

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Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Now’s the time to revisit your plans for the IR35 reforms

In March the IR35 reforms, which apply to medium and large businesses, were delayed until April 2021. What are some of the added considerations due to COVID-19 and how can you make sure you're ready?

 

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Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Is now a good time to start a new business?

Why might this be a good time to diversify and start a new business? Peter's blog discusses what you should consider.

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Monday, 12 October 2020

What should you do if you receive an HMRC letter?

HMRC are writing to people whom they believe may have undeclared income or gains from overseas sources. If you receive an HMRC letter, what should you do?

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Monday, 12 October 2020

Why should GP practices review their systems?

Would your GP practice benefit from a digital review? Emma discusses some of the advantages.

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Wednesday, 07 October 2020

VAT saving opportunity in the optical sector

How can optical practices make sure they’re paying the correct amount of VAT?

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Wednesday, 30 September 2020

AIA to be scaled down?

Despite calls for the Chancellor to extend the temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) to help recovering businesses, with the Autumn Budget being cancelled, it seems that the AIA will be scaled back down from the end of the year.

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Monday, 28 September 2020

Further support for businesses

There continues to be new schemes launched to support businesses in the ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding for these schemes is being directed to the regional Local Enterprise Partnerships across the country.

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Friday, 25 September 2020

Changes to Coronavirus Business Loans

On 24 September 2020, the Chancellor announced a series of new support measures available to businesses with the furlough scheme coming to an end. This included some changes to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme.

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Friday, 25 September 2020

Impact of the Winter Economic Statement for the tourism, leisure and hospitality industry

Which measures announced in the Chancellor's Winter Economic Statement will help the tourism, leisure and hospitality industry?

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Friday, 25 September 2020

New VAT payment scheme

In light of further COVID-19 restrictions to the tourism, leisure and hospitality sector announced earlier in the week, the Chancellor has tempered some of the pain with further VAT measures in his Winter Economic Statement.

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Thursday, 24 September 2020

How GP practices can run a successful flu campaign

As a result of COVID-19, the flu programme has been expanded for 2020/21 and more patients are eligible for a free flu vaccine. How can GP Practices plan a successful flu campaign?

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Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Test case decision offers hope to those with Business Interruption insurance

The High Court’s decision in the COVID-19 insurance test case is encouraging. The ruling has increased the likelihood that Business Interruption insurance policyholders could receive a contribution to the cashflow shortfall caused by the pandemic.

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Thursday, 17 September 2020

Could tourism businesses miss out on the Job Retention Bonus?

The Job Retention Bonus scheme will pay businesses a bonus of £1,000 for each furloughed worker still on the payroll in February 2021. However, there are conditions. Read our blog to make sure your business doesn’t miss out.

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Thursday, 17 September 2020

Is your farm fit for Brexit?

As the UK heads towards Brexit, our farming ten-point plan gives tips to strengthen your farming business.

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Tuesday, 08 September 2020

UK Government launches landmark Kickstart Scheme

Tessa Brown summarises the government's new Kickstart Scheme and how this will affect employers.

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Friday, 04 September 2020

Trust registration (TRS): 2020 update

Following this year's updates to the Anti Money Laundering Directive (AMLD), agriculture specialist, Kelly Wright, discusses how this affects trusts and which trusts need to register and which are exempt.

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Tuesday, 01 September 2020

NHS Pension consultation to remove age discrimination from the Scheme

In 2015, reforms to all main public service pension schemes were brought in to make sure they were sustainable and affordable. These reforms, however, didn’t apply to those closest to retirement. Jamie Butcher discusses changes aimed at removing age discrimination.

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Thursday, 13 August 2020

Which businesses are eligible for the VAT rate cut?

In the Summer Economic Statement in July, the Government announced a temporary VAT rate cut of 5% for certain supplies in the hospitality and leisure sector. Who's eligible for the VAT rate cut?

 

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Thursday, 06 August 2020

Summer Economic Statement: Measures to save jobs

In his Summer Economic Statement in July, The Chancellor announced a package of measures to support jobs in every part of the country. What are those measures and who might they benefit?

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Thursday, 06 August 2020

Insolvency: Is a perfect storm brewing?

Insolvency service statistics reveal a 50% reduction in corporate insolvencies in June 2020 compared to June 2019. Is this the calm before the storm?   

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Thursday, 30 July 2020

Witnessing wills virtually

There has been a significant change to the law on witnessing wills. Prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Justice has announced a temporary change to the way that wills can be validly witnessed.

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Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Making Tax Digital programme to be extended

The Government has announced that it has extended its plans for Making Tax Digital. Ryan Ebbage explains how this may affect you and your business.

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Monday, 20 July 2020

How can the manufacturing industry prepare for Brexit?

Whilst businesses continue to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, we mustn’t forget that we’re less than six months away from the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020. 

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Monday, 20 July 2020

Annual investment allowance – making the most of the cashflow advantage

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) gives businesses 100% relief in the period of the addition for plant and machinery and other qualifying expenditure up to a certain limit.

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Thursday, 16 July 2020

VAT on Brexit

What changes can we expect to the UK VAT regime after the UK leaves the EU?

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Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Stamp Duty Land Tax changes

Jordan Brown looks at how Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for residential properties has temporarily changed following last week’s exciting announcement by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak.

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Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Will the 5% VAT rate help the tourism, leisure and hospitality sector?

Tourism, Leisure & Hospitality Partner, Chris Scargill, discusses whether the sector can really be helped by the recent reduction in VAT. 

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Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Moving forward with your business

Now lockdown is gradually easing, what advice is there for businesses to help them move forward? This blog highlights some specific links to our COVID-19 Hub on our website containing some very practical business advice.

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Friday, 10 July 2020

New to Partnership payment scheme

The launch of the New to Partnership payment scheme was deferred due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but the NHS has now released the latest guidance.

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