Winter Newsletter 2021
Our latest newsletter covers: Our webinar events, information on an official report recommending significant increases in Capital Gains Tax, how the Government could be about to launch a new permanent state-backed
small business loan scheme, how the Federation of Small Businesses proposes a move to turn Covid...
Autumn Newsletter 2020
Four in five UK small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are confident that they will recover from the Coronavirus pandemic, according to research by Starling Bank and the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
The data indicates that 75 per cent of business owners are feeling more confident than...
Tax card 2020/21
Our latest tax card, which includes Tax Rates for 2020/21 updated August 2020.
Tax card 2020/21
July Newsletter 2020
As lockdown restrictions lift across the UK, businesses are preparing for a new working environment. The Chancellor may have begun winding down the schemes that have supported businesses through the pandemic, but government-backed loans and the furlough scheme will remain factors for some time yet.
Summer Economic Update 2020
The speech was billed as a ‘Summer Economic Update’, rather than an ‘Emergency Budget’, Rishi Sunak unveiled the Government’s Plan for Jobs, described by the Chancellor as the second phase in the Government’s economic response to the crisis.
Grants and reliefs offered by the Chancellor included...
May Newsletter 2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused major disruption to businesses and economies worldwide. Drastic measures have seen millions of people locked down. Working from home has become the new normal for many, while others have been furloughed to keep jobs viable.
Mental health in times of...
February Newsletter 2020
The most tax efficient way to extract profits for director-shareholders is usually to pay a minimal salary and top up with dividends. The salary level can be pitched to keep state pension entitlement, but stopping short of the point at which National Insurance contributions (NICs)...
October Newsletter 2019
NHS pensions made news this year, with consultants and GPs blaming large tax bills, linked to pension statements, for making some work ‘uneconomic’. Why should high-earning power, coupled with pension provision, spell trouble – even for top-earners outside the NHS? We consider this issue and...
August Newsletter 2019
The government has recently been circulating adverts promoting the holiday pay awareness campaign. ‘Holiday pay: it comes with the job’ is part of the modern Industrial Strategy, which aims to give employers and workers a better understanding of both workplace rights and responsibilities.
An update on...
May Newsletter 2019
Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) is a valuable tax relief for individuals seeking to dispose of their business. It can give access to a 10% rate of capital gains tax (CGT), subject to a £10 million lifetime limit.
The Disposing of a Business
Age discrimination: do...
Spring Statement 2019
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s second Spring Statement was delivered against a backdrop of political turmoil, following the voting down of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal. Despite describing the economy as ‘remarkably robust’, the Chancellor offered a clear warning on the potential impact of a...
February Newsletter 2019
With the end of the 2018/19 tax year fast approaching, now is a good time to review your finances to ensure you are making full use of the available allowances and minimising your tax liability.
Top planning tips for the year end
Expanding your business:...
Winter Newsletter 2018
It’s been another successful year for us as a business and we were proud to win Best in Wycombe District at the Buckinghamshire Business Awards in May, and have recently won MGI Employer of the Year, MGI Professional Staff Member of the Year and have...
Our newsletter considers enhanced capital allowances
funding your business’s needs
spotlight on mental health in the workplace
an update on Making Tax Digital - where are we now?
we also cover making the most of Gift Aid
a business round up
all the key tax...
May Newsletter 2018
The government estimates that 20% of small businesses in the UK have encountered cashflow issues as a direct result of late payments. Were small businesses to be paid on time, it is thought that around an extra £2.5 billion could be channelled into the UK...