On the 25th April 2017 the Government rushed its new Finance Bill through parliament in a staggering two hours ahead of the impending Snap General Election. This was only made possible by cutting longest Finance Bill in history in half.
Last week the Government launched the new Lifetime Isa, offering a maximum £1,000 cash for FREE every year – yep, you read that right! So what do you have to do to get in on all of this free cash flying around, and is it right for you? Read on to learn more…
Occasionally HMRC have been recognised for their less than cooperative ways, perhaps reminding us of someone who’s stuck in their ways and unpleasantly forceful? Well they’re at it again and their toddler-tantrum demands are going to affect you, so listen up…
Back in the 1990’s when HMRC was known as the Inland Revenue, Hector the Tax Inspector started appearing on our TVs and in newspapers to promote self assessment.
Today (8th March 2017) Philip Hammond announced the Spring Budget at the House of Commons. This year’s Brexit-conscious budget will have a significant impact for SMEs, contractors, freelancers and the self-employed. In this blog we’ll be taking a closer look at 7 key points that your business needs to prepare for.
Spring 2017 will see the UK begin to leave the EU, however the uncertainties about exactly how long this will take are yet to be confirmed. One thing is for sure, leaving the EU will impact businesses, large and small, across the UK and will likely even have a knock-on effect on countries worldwide.
Delivered by Philip Hammond as his first and only, The Autumn Statement 2016 released in November brought with it many changes to the way we will do business going forward.
Whether you voted ‘Remain’ or ‘Leave’ the verdict is in and a course of action has begun which will forever change the way we do business in the UK. But what does Brexit mean for Contractors, Freelancers and SMEs. In our latest blog, we take a look at the good, the bad and the unknown that may affect contractors, freelancers and SMEs in the UK.
…to the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act, and if you’re a small business, you need to know about it!
On the 30th June 2016 the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment act 2015 comes in to force. You might be wondering, what the heck is the Small Businesses, Enterprise and Employment Act and why haven’t I hear about it?
Originally due to be released in 2015, the Trivial Benefits Exemption has finally arrived. This is a great new way to pass on those small gestures that can help employees feel better cared for – and employees who feel cared for are generally happier.