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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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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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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The ATED return for 2021-22 is due by 30 April 2021

The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) return for 2021 to 31 March 2022, and any tax due for the year, is due by 30 April 2021.

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Recovery Loan Scheme now open for business, Government confirms

British businesses can now apply for affordable loans of between £1,000 and £10 million under the new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS).

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New off-payroll working rules come into force: what you need to know

Medium and large employers are now required to determine the employment status of contractors after major changes to the off-payroll working rules came into force this month.

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New call for professional accountancy standards

Calls have been renewed for the Government to make membership of a recognised professional body mandatory for anyone offering paid-for tax accountancy services.

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Two in five businesses report cyber attacks in last 12 months, major study reveals

Two in five UK businesses have experienced a cyber-attack in the last 12 months, a major study has revealed.

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Government to crack down on rogue tax advisers

Accountants who provide tax advice may be required to hold professional indemnity insurance (PII) under new laws proposed this week.

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Putting off completing your HMRC Self Assessment is no longer an option as the April deadline approaches

To avoid incurring the wrath of the taxman, Self Assessment taxpayers have just over a week to get their self-assessment in order to pay any outstanding tax liabilities in full. Alternatively, they can set up an online payment plan for

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Proposed R&D cap for SMEs published

On 12 November 2020, the details of the proposed Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Cap, which is due to come into effect on 1 April 2021, was published.

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ICAEW “questions” pension tax relief proposals

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has raised concerns over proposals to alter the level of tax relief on pensions contributions for low-earners, arguing that any changes could burden businesses.

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UK Export Finance scheme extended to more than 100 overseas territories

The Government’s UK Export Finance (UKEF) scheme has now been extended to support international trade in more than 100 countries, it has been announced.

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