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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning


Last week, our team took part in an elongated version of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support, with five days of coffee and cakes in the office. The event was a great…

UK house prices hit significant record


According to the UK’s largest mortgage lender, Halifax, house prices in the UK hit a significant record during August but, the yearly growth pace in property values slowed.

Third round of Culture Recovery Fund announced in wake of coronavirus pandemic


A third round of grants for the Culture Recovery Fund has been announced to support not-for-profit organisations and businesses This will include an additional £300 million of grants and funding The third round aims to…

Preparing for the end of the Stamp Duty Holiday


Introduced in July 2020, the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Holiday has helped hundreds of homeowners and investors to reduce the cost of purchasing a new property. However, the higher SDLT thresholds will change from…

Government extends ban on commercial evictions until March 2022


The Treasury has reassured many distressed business owners by confirming that a moratorium on commercial evictions introduced in April 2020 will now be extended for another year. The ban, introduced more than a year ago,…

Tax saving strategies for landlords


Putting together an efficient tax strategy should be a no-brainer for buy-to-let landlords seeking to maximise their income. It may not be quite as glamorous as hunting down the perfect property, but when it comes…

New Residential Property Developer Tax “likely to be introduced in 2022”


A new residential property tax could be levied on developers in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, it has been revealed.

The deadline for 2021/22 annual ATED compliance is approaching


For companies that hold residential property with a market value of more than £500,000, the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) deadline is approaching. ATED returns or relief declaration returns for 2021/22 should be submitted…

Inheritance Tax: The importance of Wills, planning for Care and equity release


A growing proportion of the UK population are finding that their estates are above the inheritance tax (IHT) threshold, meaning that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are collecting an increasing amount in IHT each year.