Self Employed? HMRC’s self-serve Time to Pay facility may help you pay tax

Oct 15, 2021

Self employed workers who believe they may struggle to pay tax this year should consider arranging an affordable payment plan, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has said. The report comes ahead of the 31 October 2021 paper Self Assessment deadline. While taxpayers ...


MTD for Income Tax delayed until April 2024, HMRC confirms

Sep 27, 2021

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax will be delayed until April 2024, the Government has confirmed. It means self-employed business owners and landlords will have one more year to prepare for the digitalisation of Self Assessment. According to HM Revenue & ...


Small developers invited to apply for up to £10 million in equity funding

Sep 24, 2021

Small and medium-sized developers have been invited to apply for up to £10 million in equity funding to build new homes. The new fund, known as the Housing Growth Partnership (HGP), aims to support the development of 10,000 new properties by ...


Help to Grow: Management scheme now open

Jul 15, 2021

The Government’s landmark Help to Grow: Management scheme is now open for applications. The initiative offers businesses free or subsidised training to level up in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what you need to know. What is the Help to Grow: ...


Federation of Small Businesses calls for more help for SMEs as financial support winds down

Jun 28, 2021

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) calls on the Government to offer more economic support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as coronavirus-related limits continue and fewer financial packages are being handed out. For example, the Government delayed the lifting of ...


Over half of Brits plan to shop with small and local businesses after pandemic, study reveals

Jun 17, 2021

Around half of Brits plan to spend their money with small and local businesses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed. The research, published by British futurist Andrew Grill in collaboration with Vistaprint, suggests that the ...


SME leaders optimistic towards post-Covid recovery time

Apr 26, 2021

Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) leaders are optimistic about post-Covid-19 recovery time, suggesting it will take an average of 12 months for their businesses to make up for the lost revenue. Chirag Shah, CEO, Nucleus Commercial Finance, who commissioned this research, ...


Small business confidence rises to positive territory for first time since 2018 as non-essential retail reopens

Apr 16, 2021

Small business confidence has risen to its highest level since autumn 2014, a major study has revealed. The finding forms part of the Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) quarterly Small Business Index (SBI), which comes as non-essential retail in England and ...

Hospitality (4)

Budget 2021: Hospitality businesses call for extended VAT cut

Feb 22, 2021

Due to the prolonged impact of coronavirus on the hospitality industry, firms within this sector urge Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the VAT reductions for a year in the Budget. In 2020, the VAT reduction went from 20 per cent to ...


Pub industry calls for reopening of the sector as sales halve

Feb 16, 2021

Prominent figures within the beer and pub industry are calling upon the Government to reopen pubs with non-essential shops when lockdown ends, as they are an indispensable contributor to the economy.  Tim Martin, the Chairman of JD Wetherspoons, reveals that the ...


© Walker Begley 2016. All rights reserved. Registered to carry out audit work in the UK and Ireland and regulated for a range of investment business activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. WB Financial Management Ltd is an appointed representative of LJ Financial Planning Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England and Wales no. 5280582

  • Privacy
  • Terms & Conditions
  • VAT number: 107 1775 25
  • The information required by the ‘Provision of Services Regulations’ is on display at our office.