Making Tax Digital goes live on 1 April 2019
Posted by Mark Boulter on February 20, 2019

The MTD scheme will start on 1 April for VAT-registered businesses with a taxable turnover above £85,000. With that in mind we look at what these businesses need to do to get ready and how MTD will affect other businesses in the future.

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How new probate rules could cost you an extra £5,785
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on February 18, 2019

If you are currently named as the Executor on another person’s Will, it’s worth knowing that the cost of probate is going to change dramatically from April 2019.

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Not claiming Child Benefit? You could be damaging your state pension
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on February 15, 2019

If you are in the High Income Child Benefit Charge bracket, not claiming child benefit can be a costly mistake as you maybe putting your state pension at risk.

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How to negotiate in business
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on February 13, 2019

In the midst of yet more negotiations for Brexit we thought it would be a good time to look at how to negotiate and why it is vital for your business.

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Share prices tumbling? When the best thing to do is….nothing!
Posted by Jon Gandell on February 11, 2019

With the UK stock market experiencing a change many are asking us what they should do, so here we look at 6 things you should be aware of.

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Watch out for the pension tax trap!
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on February 8, 2019

Deciding what pension contributions to make? Don’t forget to take into account whether you have accessed any of your pension savings in this year or in an earlier tax year as there may be restrictions.

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Isn’t it time you protected your business?
Posted by Laurence Sanderson on February 6, 2019

Top Independent Financial Adviser, Laurence Sanderson, takes us through the practical steps businesses should take to protect themselves from unforeseen problems.

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Pensions – watch out for the tapered annual allowance and carry forward..
Posted by Laurence Sanderson on February 4, 2019

Understanding what is a tapered annual allowance, carrying forward and what can be done to minimise impact on your pension.

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Whilst the Government “fiddles” over Brexit…. HMRC tells you what to do!
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on February 1, 2019

With less than 60 days until Brexit HMRC has published an update for businesses on what to do before 29 March in the event that we disengage from the EU with no agreement.

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Keep a lid on those emails!
Posted by Liz Cordell on January 30, 2019

With only so many hours in the day many freelancers are guilty of emailing people outside their normal work hours. However, is this behaviour negative way or just part of a changing workplace? Here we look at some of the things one freelancer has done to try and regain the balance.

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