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SME tax corner – the good, the bad & the kneady!
SME tax corner – the good, the bad & the kneady!

In this month's SME tax corner we look at the recent Summer Budget and what's changed in the world of tax for small businesses. Tax and the small business – Summer Budget The recent Summer Budget was a bit hit and miss for small businesses. On the whole, though, it...

Auto enrolment – bigger costs for those that wait
Auto enrolment – bigger costs for those that wait

Auto enrolment - bigger costs for those that wait The law on workplace pensions has changed with the recent onset of auto enrolment. There are hundreds of thousands of smaller companies across the UK approaching their staging date, and between now and April 2017...

Hair and beauty sector targeted in HMRC campaign
Hair and beauty sector targeted in HMRC campaign

Hair and beauty sector targeted in HMRC campaign HMRC are targeting employers in the hairdressing and beauty sectors who pay their staff below the national minimum wage (NMW). HMRC and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), supported by the National...

Latest job market statistics – August 2015
Latest job market statistics – August 2015

Latest job market statistics - August 2015 The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released figures showing that the UK employment rate has dropped by 67,000 when compared to the three months to February 2015. As detailed in the press release the figures show:...

What is eligible for Agricultural Property Relief?
What is eligible for Agricultural Property Relief?

What is eligible for Agricultural Property Relief? Inheritance tax is becoming increasing complex for farmers and agricultural business and land owners, and careful planning is essential in making a successful Agricultural Property Relief (APR) claim. Inheritance Tax...

What is the best vehicle for tax purposes?
What is the best vehicle for tax purposes?

Operating a business tax efficiently is a key concern to all businesses. What is the best vehicle for tax purposes? The choice of a suitable business medium, for example, sole trader, partnership or limited company may have a substantial impact on the level of...

SME tax corner – the good, the bad & the kneady!
SME tax corner – the good, the bad & the kneady!

In this month's SME tax corner we look at the recent Summer Budget and what's changed in the world of tax for small businesses. Tax and the small business – Summer Budget The recent Summer Budget was a bit hit and miss for small businesses. On the whole, though, it...

Auto enrolment – bigger costs for those that wait
Auto enrolment – bigger costs for those that wait

Auto enrolment - bigger costs for those that wait The law on workplace pensions has changed with the recent onset of auto enrolment. There are hundreds of thousands of smaller companies across the UK approaching their staging date, and between now and April 2017...