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The EIS is a great way to attract top talent for your fintech business…here’s why

Wilson Wright LLPMay 2,2017
EIS

Using the EIS to make your fintech start-up attractive to top international talent When it comes to attracting the sort of top talent from successful international companies that will really help your fintech business scale-up, there are many problems. Attracting top business talent when you are a small and unknown business is not easy. So,

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Undeniable positivity among the UK’s tech start-ups

Warren BakerMar 20,2017
Warren Baker

The majority of Britain’s tech start-ups are confident of growth, in spite of challenges facing the sector. A report published this month canvassed the views of more than 1,000 entrepreneurs in the technology sector. Almost two thirds of respondents said they were targeting either dramatic or moderate growth by 2019. And nearly half were hoping

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Companies lose Corporation Tax deductions case

Adam CramerMar 16,2017
Adam Cramer

A First Tier Tribunal has this week dismissed an appeal lodged by three companies who had sought to deduct Corporation Tax on contributions to Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs).

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Contentious Stamp Duty surcharge raises almost £1.5billion

Warren BakerMar 16,2017
Warren Baker

The controversial decision to hike Stamp Duty for landlords and second home owners is squeezing more money from the sector than had been expected.

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Young British businesses are hungrier for growth, study suggests

Warren BakerMar 13,2017
Warren Baker

Start-up businesses that have been trading for five years or less have imminent plans to recruit new staff and expand their horizons by the end of next month, according to new research. A recent study carried out by Hitachi Capital suggests that one in five (20 per cent) of such small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

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VAT rules need to be updated, Treasury advisor insists

Adam CramerMar 2,2017
Adam Cramer

The current VAT system is in sore need of reform, the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has argued.

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SMEs are afraid of ‘business jargon’, says study

Warren BakerMar 2,2017
Warren Baker

Small businesses across the UK are afraid of ‘business jargon’ – and are missing out on important expansion and growth opportunities as a result, according to a new study.

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Property bodies call upon Chancellor to consider SDLT reforms in Spring Budget

Wilson Wright LLPMar 1,2017
Warren Baker

With the Spring Budget just around the corner, property bodies are calling upon Chancellor Philip Hammond to consider reforms to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT).

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Research sheds light on entrepreneurial ambitions of people living in the UK

Warren BakerFeb 24,2017
Warren Baker

According to a new study, more than half of people living in the UK have ambitions to one day become their own boss – while it is estimated that one in every ten Britons will be ‘an entrepreneur’ by the end of 2018. The research, which was carried out by funding group Idinvest Partners, also

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