Brexit uncertainty sends small business confidence to a seven-year low

Posted in Latest News on January 8, 2019

Confidence amongst small businesses has tumbled to a seven-year low – in part due to the uncertainty of Brexit. A survey carried out by the Federation …
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Debt recovery costs small businesses an average of £9,000

Posted in Latest News on January 8, 2019

The cash flow difficulties that late payments cause small businesses are well known. However, the cost of recovering late payments is less well publicised, …
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What happens if I want to plan ahead for retirement?

Posted in Latest News on December 7, 2018

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 …
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Smaller estates should not have to file Inheritance Tax paperwork, says Office for Tax Simplification

Posted in Latest News on December 7, 2018

The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) has said that smaller and less complex estates should not be subject to the requirement to file Inheritance Tax …
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Big increase in P2P lending

Posted in Latest News on December 7, 2018

The fifth annual UK Alternative Finance Industry Report has revealed a 65 per cent year-on-year increase in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. The P2P lending …
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180,500 first-time buyers benefit from relief on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

Posted in Latest News on December 7, 2018

Figures released by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have revealed that 180,500 first-time buyers have benefited from the Government’s changes to Stamp …
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Italian e-invoicing requirements make Making Tax Digital look like a walk in the park

Posted in Latest News on December 7, 2018

While a series of false starts and changes of direction have made Making Tax Digital (MTD) seem more complicated than it might need to be, new e-invoicing …
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House of Lords calls for a delay to Making Tax Digital

Posted in Latest News on December 7, 2018

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has criticised HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for its handling of Making Tax Digital (MTD) and called for …
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UK takes second spot for tax compliance in G20

Posted in Latest News on December 7, 2018

New research from the World Bank has revealed that the UK has the second most effective tax system amongst the G20 nations for tax compliance and ease …
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Unwrapping Christmas tax gifts

Posted in Latest News on December 7, 2018

Christmas is a time for giving, but many businesses may not be aware that their gifts can be made in a tax-efficient manner, which could make raising festive …
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