Big hitters to join key conference on the hospitality sector

May 19, 2022

The future of the hospitality industry will be in the spotlight next month when politicians and the movers and shakers in the industry come together for a key conference. The UKHospitality Summer Conference will be focussing on how to make the ...


Thousands more taxpayers filing Self Assessment returns early

May 17, 2022

An increasing number of people are filing their Self Assessment tax returns early. HM Revenue & Customs have reported that nearly 66,500 filed their 2021 to 2022 return on the first day of the new tax year on 6 April 2022. This ...


New initiative helps to make the most of the pavement cafe culture

May 13, 2022

The move by the Government to make pavement licences permanent presents an opportunity for the hard-pressed hospitality industry. The Government announced the move in this week’s Queen's Speech as part of the Regeneration Bill. The move could be a major boost for ...


Every business has goals, but how can you achieve them?

May 10, 2022

Without being motivated by business goals, it could be easy for the business to become stagnant. However, simply outlining business goals is not going to instantly ensure the success of your business – it is essential to have a strategy in ...


Can my business pay for my garden office?

May 06, 2022

When it comes to purchasing and expensing a garden office, you may be wondering if your company can cover the costs. Whilst this is possible, there are the following caveats and issues to contend with that you should keep in mind. Capital ...


Parents missing out on Tax-Free childcare allowance encouraged to claim

May 03, 2022

Many parents have been missing out on Tax-Free Childcare, after it was revealed that one in five parents did not know they met the eligibility criteria. The Government has launched a push on the allowance, a scheme in which parents can ...


Get your tax in order as National Insurance rises

Apr 28, 2022

With the arrival of April’s payslips in people’s pockets, the recent rise in National Insurance will be clear to see. As of this month, individuals and businesses will pay an extra 1.25p in the pound. The Government says the increase will ...


How can your employees recognise scam emails?

Apr 26, 2022

Unfortunately, fraudulent emails are something that we are all likely to come across at some point. In fact, the methods that fraudsters are using to target people have seen a substantial increase in recent years. It is important to be aware that ...


Hospitality business owners: how should you distribute tips between staff members?

Apr 22, 2022

When starting up a hospitality business, it is important to factor in that some customers may choose to tip members of staff. This poses the question of how tips should be distributed between staff, with the consideration of who will organise ...


Discovery assessments: Catch up with the latest changes

Apr 19, 2022

Discovery assessments look set to be applied to the High-Income Benefit Charge under new legislation set out by the Government. A loophole regarding discovery assessments and the charge was brought to light following the case of HMRC V Mr Wilkes last ...


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