Chancellor Targets Contractors

Jul
9
Posted 2015 by admin

Upon examining the Summer Budget one could believe that Contractors are not the Chancellor’s favourite people at the moment. Firstly, he has announced that a review of IR35 is to be set up. It is… Read More

2015 Summer Budget Summary

Jul
9
Posted 2015 by admin

Whatever your political persuasion no-one could accuse the Chancellor of delivering a boring Budget. Despite the triple tax-lock announced prior to the election the Chancellor certainly did not miss the opportunity to propose numerous policies… Read More

British confidence remains high

Jul
7
Posted 2015 by admin

According to the latest Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank, overall business confidence remains strong and stable. This positive attitude is largely underpinned by companies’ expectations of an improvement in exports, as well as… Read More

July 2015 Budget Predictions

Jun
10
Posted 2015 by admin

George Osborne will deliver his second Budget of the year on 8 July, but what little gems might we expect to see in there? In their party manifesto the Conservatives outlined the need to make… Read More

Auto-enrolment – Don’t be an ostrich

May
20
Posted 2015 by admin

Already there are a number of reported cases of businesses who have failed to sign staff up to a workplace pension scheme being hit with escalating fines by the Pensions regulator. Under current workplace pension… Read More

HMRC target locums

Apr
24
Posted 2015 by admin

Locum Dentists, Doctors, Pharmacists, Veterinary surgeons and Opticians often prefer to regards themselves as self-employed. This usually gives them a tax advantage over employed status, but HMRC have been taking a very strong line in… Read More

Budget 2015 – Brave New World

Mar
19
Posted 2015 by admin

As avid fans of online computing, we were pleased to hear in Budget 2015 of the Chancellor’s plans to move reporting for tax purposes into the digital era with the ultimate aim of removing the… Read More

Xero – The future is here now

Jan
27
Posted 2015 by admin

Being Xero Accountants for some time, we are well placed to explain the transformation that Xero has brought to the world of accountancy packages for businesses. Being an online system and because everything is held… Read More

Beware of unofficial emails from HMRC

Jan
26
Posted 2015 by admin

As 31 July approaches scammers will take the opportunity to increase the number of fraudulent emails and imitation HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) websites in order to obtain individuals’ bank information on the pretext of… Read More