Christmas gifts and bonus payments

3rd December 2018

It’s that time of the year when you may be thinking about how to reward your employees for their support and help during the year. Some of the gifts you may have in mind are a Christmas meal, a bonus, bottle of wine or some chocolates. Whichever gift you decide on, we are here to make […]

HMRC Business Tax Account: is yours activated?

27th November 2018

Making Tax Digital (MTD) brings mandatory change to the way the public communicates with HMRC. Business Tax Account At present, taxpayers can use an HMRC online Business Tax Account (BTA) – and many already do so – but it’s not essential. This is changing. With MTD, there will be some things that taxpayers will only […]

Gigabit Internet Voucher Scheme

21st November 2018

The government is strongly recommending that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make use of a £2,500 voucher to help with installing high-speed broadband and increase rural communities’ access to the internet The Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme has already been taken up by more than 7,000 UK businesses who have used it to reduce the cost […]

Making Tax Digital – Your Questions Answered

12th November 2018

Making Tax Digital is HMRC’s move to digitise tax. As of April 2019, businesses with a turnover above £85k will have to submit VAT returns through the HMRC gateway using commercial accounting software. 89% of UK business will change the way they […]

Autumn Budget 2018

31st October 2018

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October 2018. In his speech he stated that ‘austerity is coming to an end – but discipline will remain’. He also promised a ‘double deal dividend’ if the Brexit negotiations […]