Have you claimed the working from home tax relief?

Jul 05, 2022

The eligibility criteria for the Government’s work from home tax relief was relaxed during the pandemic, as restrictions prevented many people from physically going to work. Thanks to this, if you were required to work from home for a limited period, ...


Have you renewed your tax credits?

Jul 01, 2022

According to HMRC, 323,700 customers are yet to renew their tax credits, with just one month left to do so. Tax credits offer targeted financial aid to working families, so to ensure you receive what you are eligible for, it is ...


Open banking allows accountants to deliver added value for clients

Jun 28, 2022

A new survey has found that more and more SMEs are turning to open banking to make their businesses more efficient, a move that offers accountants opportunities to deliver added value to clients. Open Banking was launched in the UK in ...


How hospitality can cope with strikes and staff shortages

Jun 23, 2022

The leisure and hospitality industry’s recovery post-pandemic is still being blighted by a shortage of staff. According to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) this month, the sector has 83 per cent more vacancies than in the same period ...


Could you be missing out on tax savings?

Jun 21, 2022

With the soaring cost of living squeezing pockets, no one wants to be paying more tax than they should be. Despite this, over £20 billion of tax allowances and reliefs remain unclaimed in the UK. The key to taking advantage of ...


New hospitality champion to help deliver on training and education

Jun 17, 2022

While the hospitality industry enjoyed an early summer uplift with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations getting the tills ringing, recruitment within the sector remains a problem. To address this, a leading industry body has appointed a new champion to help implement ...


Subcontractors: Be aware of your Construction Industry Scheme obligations

Jun 14, 2022

If you work for a contractor, you must be on top of your obligations under the Government’s Construction Industry Scheme (CIS). Whilst the contractor is responsible for deducting money from your pay and making the necessary payments to HM Revenue & ...


Small but mighty: the SMEs powering the UK economy

Jun 10, 2022

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) contribute massively to the UK economy, accounting for more than £2 trillion in turnover, new research has revealed. Whilst SMEs only employ between one and 249 people, the analysis by the School of Marketing also revealed ...


What is the Construction Industry Scheme?

Jun 07, 2022

If you are a contractor, the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is something that you will need to familiarise yourself with to avoid falling behind and facing penalties. The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is a form of business tax that is applied ...


Foreign property owner register to help crackdown on money laundering

May 31, 2022

As the war in Ukraine rages, the Government has taken steps to crackdown on foreign criminals attempting to launder money through UK property ownership. There has been much speculation about Russian oligarchs using London properties to launder money and the Government ...


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