pre election business priorites


May 31, 2017

  Another election is looming. I do love the swing-o-meter and all the build up. But don’t take whatever is said by either party at face value. Use your vote wisely and read their manifestos carefully. Whoever is in power must ...

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Take time to reflect on how cost efficient your business is…

May 25, 2017

  When working in business it can be hard to find time to take a step back and reflect on the direction your business is going in and whether or not you are on the right track. We have put together ...


Upcoming changes to pension contributions…

May 12, 2017

  Communication from The Pensions Regulator regarding contribution levels for workplace pensions We understand that The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are sending out reminders about the increase in contribution levels for workplace pensions well in advance of the changes being implemented. These are ...


Are you making the most of your tax free savings?

May 08, 2017

The amount that can be invested in an ISA has increased this tax year to £20,000 per person, but with the introduction of the Personal Savings Allowance how useful is this? As a basic rate tax payer the Personal Savings Allowance ...


The interest only mortgage time bomb

May 03, 2017

  There are 3.3m mortgage holders in the UK who have interest only mortgages, and from research recently commissioned by Citizens Advice it would appear that 1.7m of these have no linked repayment vehicle such as an endowment, pension or ISA. Of ...

jaxon fisher

New arrival

Apr 11, 2017

We would like to congratulate Steve Fisher and his wife, Emma, on the arrival of their little boy Jaxon Fisher. They welcomed him into the world on Sunday 9th April weighing 7lb 8oz. Congratulations from the Walker Begley Team!...


Are you eligible for Research & Development Tax Relief?

Mar 28, 2017

Research has shown that there are millions of pounds of Research and Development tax relief overlooked by SME’s. What is R&D tax relief? It is only available to companies and is a corporation tax relief that may reduce your company’s tax bill ...


HMRC’s new IR35 Guidance – Are you affected?

Mar 10, 2017

  HMRC have updated the rules for IR35 legislation and provided a greater deal of clarity on who will be affected. They are advising workers to re-confirm their position based on current contracts. This will be affecting public sector workers from April ...

Budget 2014

Budget Overview

Mar 09, 2017

  Yesterday the Chancellor’s speech recognised that if Britain is to be “the best place in the world to start and grow a business”, what business needs is a simple and predictable tax system. Here is our overview of the main points ...


Do you spend more than £2,000 on physical goods?

Mar 07, 2017

  The VAT flat rate scheme was introduced by HMRC to ease the process of filing quarterly VAT returns.  Traders select the relevant percentage from a given list for their business, then apply this to total receipts, instead of having to ...


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