Category: Blog

International Trade Week: when is it and how can it benefit my business?


A new, week-long event will be launched next month to help businesses to export their goods and services, it has been announced. International Trade Week, scheduled to run from 15 to 19 November, will feature…

Hospitality and tourism sector ramps up pressure on Chancellor over VAT


Pressure is being ramped up on the Government by the hospitality and tourism sector to keep the rate of VAT at 12.5 per cent.

Personal tax: Take home more of what you earn with these tax-saving tips


More workers than ever are finding themselves getting close to or exceeding the higher rate tax bracket, recent figures have revealed. In this blog, we are going to share nine essential tips employees can use…

Campaign launched to peg VAT at 12.5 per cent for hospitality and tourism


Setting the VAT rate permanently at 12.5 per cent will create more than 100,000 jobs and boost investment in the UK, according to a new campaign.

A guide to Wills and Inheritance Tax


The recent COVID-19 crisis has focussed many people’s minds on planning for the future. It is inevitable that at some point you will have to deal with your estate or the estate of others and…

SMEs behind rapid rise in Research & Development tax relief claims


More small and medium-sized businesses than ever are taking advantage of the landmark Research & Development (R&D) tax relief scheme, it has been revealed.

Transitionary rate of VAT for hospitality comes into force


The temporary reduced rate of VAT for hospitality has increased to a transitionary rate from today, 01 October 2021. The new rate of 12.5 per cent will remain until 31 March 2022, when it reverts…

Chancellor to lay out plans in October Budget and Spending Review


The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, is expected to announce that the Government will be pumping extra billions into the economy when he sets out details of the Budget and Spending Review on October…

Tax-relief schemes may help start-ups raise outside investment – ICAEW


Tax-relief schemes may help start-ups and established businesses attract outside investment when traditional investment is not viable, a major regulator has said. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) said initiatives, such…