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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Institute argues that a review of R&D tax relief must not ignore smaller businesses

Lee Davy-Martin
Nov 29,2016
Lee Davy-Martin

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIoT) welcomed last week’s announcement that the Government would be conducting a review into Research & Development (R&D) tax credits.

Chancellor’s plans won’t be a “silver bullet” for tech sector challenges

Lee Davy-Martin
Nov 28,2016
Lee Davy-Martin

Plans to pump £400million into the capital’s tech start-up industry will not solve some of the sector’s most pressing concerns, leading figures have warned.

Chancellor sets out his stall for business in Autumn Statement

Adam Cramer
Nov 24,2016
Adam Cramer

The Chancellor has said it is his priority to ensure that Britain remains the number one destination for business.

Chancellor pledges £400m injection to support start-up and expanding businesses

Lee Davy-Martin
Nov 24,2016
Lee Davy-Martin

During yesterday’s Autumn Statement announcements, Chancellor Philip Hammond said that the UK Government would commit to a £400million funding injection to support start-up and small businesses.

Auto-enrolment affects start-up businesses too

Warren Baker
Nov 24,2016
Warren Baker

Data suggests that as many as 7,000 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) have been handed out by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to businesses failing to fulfil their auto-enrolment (AE) duties. But did you know that AE compliance also affects small or start-up businesses with a single employee or more? In May 2015, auto-enrolment was extended

Research bolsters Britain’s “business-friendly” credentials

Adam Cramer
Nov 17,2016
Adam Cramer

Britain has climbed up a World Bank league table which ranks countries according to how business-friendly their tax regime is.

EISA reacts after report admits a lack of awareness about tax relief schemes

Lee Davy-Martin
Nov 15,2016
Lee Davy-Martin

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) has once again pressed the importance of politicians doing more to make businesses aware of key tax reliefs.

Tax experts question timetable for digital reporting

Adam Cramer
Nov 11,2016
Adam Cramer

A flagship plan to bring in digital tax reporting within the next few years is facing increasing criticism from accountants.

Small business confidence is growing, but SMEs lack the business expertise to move forward

Warren Baker
Nov 11,2016
Warren Baker

A new study has revealed that in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016, small business confidence rose by 11 per cent over figures recorded in Q2 – and currently sits at a new peak.

Calls for SDLT reforms following ‘worrying’ RICS forecasts

Warren Baker
Nov 10,2016
Warren Baker

A UK mortgage broker has called for reforms to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) after research and forecasts from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) pointed towards a bleak future for buy-to-let landlords and private renters.


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