What happens if I want to plan ahead for retirement?

Thinking ahead when it comes to retirement planning is vital for anyone who wants to enjoy a financially comfortable life in their later years and pass on their legacy to the next generation in a tax-efficient and sensible way.

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Are you aware of the inheritance tax risks associated with gifting?

According to new research conducted by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), only one in four people who make financial gifts are aware of the inheritance tax (IHT) risks.

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HMRC wins disguised remuneration disputes

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have been awarded the ruling in two cases involving disguised remuneration arrangements, reports have revealed. 

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Workers could be missing out by not checking personal tax accounts

According to the latest research from the Post Office, just under half (46 per cent) of workers have never checked their personal tax accounts.

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Businesses urged to consider vulnerable people’s access to financial services

MPs have urged businesses to consider vulnerable people’s access to financial services, with talk of the UK becoming a cashless society.

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Does HMRC treat all businesses fairly?

According to a recent British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) survey, three in five businesses (58 per cent) believe the tax system is “fundamentally unfair”.

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Business failure at highest levels since 2014, says FSB

The number of businesses who filed for insolvency increased by 6.3 per cent in the first three months of 2019, new figures have shown.

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Shareholders powers are not tackling excessive executive pay issues

Measures that were implemented to give shareholders the powers to veto excessive executive pay packages have failed according to new research from a think tank.

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Government set to reform Companies House

The government is set to change the way Companies House works, with the largest reform of the company registration system in more than 100 years.

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UK outperforms every other EU economy in foreign direct investment

The UK has been confirmed as one of the top three investment destinations in the world, performing above all other major economies in the EU.

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