Newsroom Archive

  • 27 Dec 2018

    New capital allowance for commercial buildings

    The Autumn 2018 Budget announced a new 2 per cent straight line tax deduction for the cost of construction or renovation of commercial buildings and structures. HM Revenue & Customs...


  • 27 Dec 2018

    Why SMEs should feel upbeat about 2019

    Despite the doom and gloom of Brexit and the impact it is having on the UK economy and British business, there are still plenty of reasons to feel positive about...


  • 24 Dec 2018

    Increased capital allowances start 1 January 2019

    The Chancellor announced a temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) for expenditure on plant and machinery to £1 million from 1 January 2019. However transitional rules mean that...


  • 21 Dec 2018

    Pension planning

    For most taxpayers, the maximum pension contribution is £40,000 each tax year, although this depends on their earnings. This limit covers contributions by both the individual and their employer. Note...


  • 20 Dec 2018

    Government announces big shake up for gig economy

    Gig economy workers, including workers on zero-hour contracts and agency workers, are to be better protected by the biggest upgrade in workers’ rights in a generation, the Government says. According...


  • 19 Dec 2018

    Harry Potter star in tax dispute with HMRC

    Actor Rupert Grint, who earned an estimated £24 million from playing the character Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies, is fighting Revenue & Customs (HMRC) over a £1 million...


  • 19 Dec 2018

    Tax Advice: Diary of main tax events

    Below is a list of the main tax events for the remainder of December 2018 and January 2019. It is important to be aware that filing your tax return late,...


  • 18 Dec 2018

    New GDPR guidance issued

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published new guidance on controllers and processors under GDPR. Read the guidance here.  The ICO has also issued new information on data protection if there...




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