Workplace pension re-enrolment – how does it work?


Almost all workers should now be enrolled into a workplace pension under the Automatic Enrolment scheme. But as the employer, your legal duties do not end there.

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Furlough fraud warning after arrests


Employers have been warned that businesses abusing the furlough scheme will face action from fraud investigators.

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New tax surcharges for late payments


In the 2021 Spring Budget, the Government announced a new penalty and interest regime to replace the VAT default surcharge. 

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HMRC publish new guidance on delayed customs import declarations


New Government advice will help traders submit customs import declarations for non-controlled goods imported from the EU, it has been announced.

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Work from home tax relief: what employees need to know


It was confirmed this April that employees can continue to claim tax relief on work from home costs not reimbursed by employers, but only if they make a new claim for the 2021/22 tax year.

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‘Historic opportunity’ to build a stronger economy


The UK should seize the chance to emerge from the pandemic with a stronger, fairer and more resilient economy.

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New guide to “help tackle the toxic issue of late payments”


Major business bodies have this week launched a new supply chain guide in an attempt to address the worsening late payment crisis.

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Is incorporation right for me?


As business advisers, we’re often asked whether incorporation is the right choice for new and growing businesses.

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Supporting hospitality clients post-pandemic


The coronavirus pandemic hit the hospitality industry particularly hard, with no remote or home-working options viable for these employees and many still on furlough.

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SME leaders optimistic towards post-Covid recovery time


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.

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UK tech sector continues to grow despite Covid-19 disruption, study reveals


The UK tech sector has continued to grow despite the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown restrictions, a major study has revealed.

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Self Employment Income Support Scheme: fourth grant now live


Self-employed workers will be able to claim the fourth Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant from 22 April 2021.

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Small firms see strongest upturn in just over four years


Increasing customer demand and the easing of lockdown restriction produced a rebound in small business activity across nearly all parts of the UK in March, as COVID-19 restrictions eased at the end of the first quarter.

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Do you have taxable benefits? Start preparing now!


The last tax year has not long ended, but now is the time to think about how you report taxable benefits provided to your employees.

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Four in 10 exporters report international trading difficulties, study reveals


Almost four in 10 exporters say sales have dropped in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed.

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