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Are you paying for a relative’s long-term care? In many cases the NHS has an obligation to fund it…
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 3, 2019

In certain cases, people who need ongoing care and support from health and social care professionals as a result of disability, accident or illnesses will qualify for a fully NHS-funded package of care that is not linked to savings or income levels.

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Watch out, watch out, an interest rate rise is probably about (to happen)!
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on October 23, 2017

The days when interest rates were up into single figures seem like an age ago. The official bank rate has been at an historic low of 0.25% since August 2016, the one and only change since it was dropped to 0.5% in March 2009.

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Taxpayers heave a sigh of relief over MTD update
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 19, 2017

Latest News on Making Tax Digital! The scheme is postponed for many businesses and shelved completely for others.

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Poor Health & Safety practices could cost you 10%+ of your turnover
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on June 9, 2017

Health & Safety is often a much-derided topic, with tabloid newspapers relishing stories such as the school that banned a blind girl from using a walking cane because it was considered a trip hazard.

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Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on June 7, 2017

Well I’m not sure about you but I didn’t really know whether to laugh or cry about the election result. Similar to the majority of the electorate, I’m not a die hard political animal myself and most of the information I assimilate to help form an opinion comes from the media.

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Beware: HMRC warns of “Your 2016 Tax Report” phishing scam
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on May 15, 2017

What the scammers are sending HMRC has advised you to keep a close eye on your inbox to avoid falling prey to a new phishing scam. Scammers are sending out an email with the subject “Your 2016 Tax Report”, which appears to have been sent by HMRC.

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Don’t drive like Jay Kay; you’ll only come in second
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on April 27, 2017

New speeding fines You will probably have heard about the new speeding fine regime that took effect on Monday. I often wonder where these changes emanate come from.

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Are you ready for the Spring Budget? Here’s some predictions….
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on March 6, 2017

What we think is in store for the budget In two days’ time Philip Hammond will present his first budget to parliament and trying to second guess any changes he may be considering to the UK tax system is always going to be risky! Nevertheless….. Assuming he remains committed to austerity, anticipating any potential fall-out

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How would you like to pay your tax bill, sir? With iTunes gift cards?
Posted by Ben Locker on March 3, 2017

If there’s one thing you can rely on when it comes to the taxman, it’s the fact that he likes his bills to be settled using cold, hard cash – preferably deposited directly into his account. I mean, wouldn’t you be a teensy bit suspicious if he rang up and asked you to settle in,

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Theresa May for Strictly?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on November 23, 2016

Theresa May for Strictly? How to become the most popular politician in the uk When it’s cold, dark and raining outside, there’s only one place to be on a Saturday night at this time of year in our opinion – and that’s curled up in front of the TV watching BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing! In

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