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Careers in Accountancy

We are currently looking to recruit new staff. So if you know of anyone who has experience or wishes to train in bookkeeping and accountancy please ask them to send their CV in to...

14th July 2021

New COVID-19 vaccination guidance for employers

Public Health England has published a new guide for employers on COVID-19 vaccination. The guide encourages employers to support the government’s COVID-19 vaccination programme and it covers the...

22nd July 2021

National Minimum Wage reminder for summer staff

We would like to remind any students and seasonal staff that work part time, for example in a summer job, to ensure they are being paid the National Minimum Wage (NMW). All workers are legally...

22nd July 2021

Inheritance Tax Business Relief

There are a number of reliefs available that can reduce liability to IHT if you inherit the estate of someone who has died. One of these reliefs is known as Business Relief and is a valuable tax...

22nd July 2021

Tax if you divorce or separate

If you are a couple that is getting separated or divorced, apart from the emotional stress, there are also tax issues that can have significant implications. Whilst this is unlikely to be uppermost in...

22nd July 2021

Income excluded from a property business

HMRC publishes a list of income streams that are excluded from a UK property business. The list includes fishing concerns, hotels and guest houses, tied premises, caravan sites, lodgers and tenants in...

22nd July 2021

Rent-a-room: letting as office accommodation

The rent-a-room scheme is a set of special rules designed to help homeowners who rent-a-room in their home. The current tax-free threshold of £7,500 per year has been in place since 6 April 2016....

22nd July 2021

Taxis: what is liable to VAT

HMRC sets out specific guidance regarding the application of VAT if you are in the taxi and private hire car trade. VAT Notice 700/25 - How VAT applies to taxis and private hire cars -...

22nd July 2021

Card security update

VISA have issued information regarding changes to card processing security from September 2021. The idea is to reduce online fraud. The changes will apply across Europe. A key part of the new...

19th July 2021