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Autumn Statement 2023

Nov 22, 2023

With a General Election looming on the horizon, Jeremy Hunt rose to deliver his second Autumn Statement as Chancellor in the knowledge that his latest measures could have a substantial impact, not only on the future economic success of the nation but ...


How the King’s speech could affect your business finances

Nov 16, 2023

His Majesty the King's speech, at the state opening of Parliament, is a significant event for businesses and financial professionals who rely on Government regulation to function effectively and within the law. Last week’s speech outlined the Government's legislative agenda, signalling ...


Major pension reforms sparks rethink for UK savers

Jun 08, 2023

Several significant changes were announced by the Government in the 2023 Spring Budget regarding the annual allowance and the lifetime allowance. These changes affect the amount of tax-free contributions individuals in the UK can make towards their pensions, which may have ...


Spring Budget 2023

Mar 15, 2023

Just a few days short of the third anniversary of the first Covid lockdown, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt rose to the Despatch Box to deliver the first full Budget to have taken place in 504 days and the first unaffected by ...

The Christmas gift allowance how it works

The Christmas gift allowance: how it works

Dec 01, 2022

Are you planning on treating your staff or clients this Christmas? Christmas gifts can be subject to tax, so it is important to understand these tax rules this festive season. Do gifts count as taxable income? Christmas presents paid in cash to ...


Autumn Statement 2022

Nov 17, 2022

The message from the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, in the days before he rose to the despatch box in the House of Commons to deliver the Autumn Statement was clear; he would be outlining billions of pounds of tax rises and ...

Fiscal Statement

Fiscal Statement

Sep 23, 2022

With a new King at the Palace and a new Prime Minister at Number 10, it was no surprise that the new Chancellor at Number 11 used his first statement to the House of Commons to signal a ...


Trade agreement between UK and India close to completion

Jul 12, 2022

It has been announced by India’s commerce minister, Piyush Goyal, that India’s long-anticipated trade agreement with the UK is set to reach completion by October. In the agreement, Goyal has said that 11 of the proposed deal's 26 chapters are ...


What is ‘greenwashing’ and how can you spot it?

Feb 21, 2022

With climate change on most people’s agenda, and an increasing pressure on individuals to operate in an environmentally friendly way, companies may use this to their advantage to secure investment. ‘Greenwashing’ is when companies market themselves as being environmentally friendly, but ...


NFT fraudsters arrested by HMRC

Feb 14, 2022

Three people have been arrested on the suspicion of attempting to defraud HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for a total of £1.4 million. The suspects may have committed VAT fraud by using Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) for 250 possibly fraudulent companies. An ...


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