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  • 27 Jan 2020

    £1.7bn Brexit boost for SMEs

    A new survey has revealed that British businesses are planning a £1.7 billion investment boost over the next two years, as Brexit uncertainty comes to an end. The findings show...


  • 27 Jan 2020

    FSB phishing scam alert

    The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has been made aware of spam emails being sent to people which appear to be an invoice from FSB. The organisation has confirmed that...


  • 25 Jan 2020

    Passing on the family home

    The Labour Party was proposing to reverse the recent Conservative Party inheritance tax (IHT) cuts if elected. They were referring to the additional nil rate band for passing on the...


  • 24 Jan 2020

    Pension planning

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


  • 17 Jan 2020

    Gifts out of surplus income

    Inheritance tax (IHT) only applies to gifts of capital. There is currently a very generous exemption from IHT for regular gifts out of income. In order to qualify for the...


  • 09 Jan 2020

    Confidence among UK SMEs falls to eight-year low

    The latest Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Small Business Index (SBI) for the fourth quarter of 2019 (Q4) has been released, revealing that business confidence is at its lowest level...


  • 08 Jan 2020

    Conservative Party dejected with working majority

    Now that Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party have won the General Election will we finally “Get Brexit Done”?  More importantly, can the Government now get on with running the...


  • 03 Jan 2020

    New Year’s resolutions to save tax

    At this time of year, we think about New Year’s resolutions. It is also a good time to start planning your tax affairs before the end of the tax year...