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25-09-2020
The new Winter Economy Plan - Summary of Measures

The new Winter Economy Plan - Summary of Measures

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has today delivered a statement to the House of Commons outlining plans to help protect jobs across the UK whilst the country faces a resurgence of ... read more

24-09-2020
Venues required to record contact details

Venues required to record contact details

It has become a requirement for premises and venues across England to have a system in place to record contact details of their customers, visitors and staff. This move is intended ... read more

24-09-2020
Changes to duty free shopping

Changes to duty free shopping

The government has published the new rules for duty free and tax free shopping that will come into effect from 1 January 2021. The changes are wide ranging. For anyone who smokes ... read more

24-09-2020
Claiming tax relief for work related expenses

Claiming tax relief for work related expenses

Employees who need to buy equipment to use as part of their employment may be able to claim tax relief based on the cost of the equipment acquired. In most cases you can claim tax ... read more

24-09-2020
Removing your home address from the public register

Removing your home address from the public register

Company directors and other eligible people such as company secretaries, people with significant control (PSC) and LLP members can apply to remove their personal addresses from the ... read more

24-09-2020
Companies in partnership

Companies in partnership

A Partnership is a relatively simple way for two or more legal persons to set up and run a business together with a view to profit. Partnerships can take many forms. Legal persons ... read more

24-09-2020
Definition of a potentially exempt transfer

Definition of a potentially exempt transfer

The majority of gifts made during a person's life are not subject to tax at the time of the gift. These lifetime transfers are known as 'potentially exempt transfers' or 'PETs'. ... read more

24-09-2020
When the cash basis is not available to a property business

When the cash basis is not available to a property business

The cash basis scheme helps landlords, sole traders and other unincorporated businesses to benefit from a simpler way of managing their financial affairs. The scheme is not open to ... read more

23-09-2020
Mothballing your business assets

Mothballing your business assets

Mothballing as used in a business sense is usually defined as to stop using a piece of equipment or process, and then storing and preserving mothballed assets for later use. Many ... read more

23-09-2020
Where is the silver lining?

Where is the silver lining?

It is really difficult to maintain a sense of equilibrium and optimism in these difficult times. Even if you can embrace the notion that everything changes, and they do, the ... read more