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Building contractors will have to comply with complex new VAT rules - 9 July 2018

Those working in the construction and building industry are being encouraged to get to grips with a new way of accounting for VAT. Draft legislation, subject to consultation until 20 July, provides that from 1 October 2019 builders, contractors and

Watson Buckle “in the top three per cent” of fundraisers in May - 6 June 2018

Last month, Watson Buckle’s JustGiving page, The Hot Steppers, landed a place in the top three per cent of fundraisers – out of a total of 54,600 online fundraising pages. The fantastic news comes at a time when Watson Buckle

Watson Buckle’s Privacy Notice updated in line with GDPR - 6 June 2018

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in full force, Watson Buckle has updated its Privacy Notice to reflect changes made to the ways in which we collect, use and process data. The revised Privacy Notice can be

Keep your cloud accounting experience up-to-date - 5 June 2018

In recent days, cloud accounting provider Sage has been contacting customers to inform them that all support for their online accounts will be withdrawn in October 2018. Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), online accounting providers

‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ feels the squeeze - 5 June 2018

The average amount contributed by parents towards home purchases has fallen by 17 per cent over the last year, according to Legal & General (L&G). While buyers who received assistance from their parents in 2017 enjoyed an average contribution of

Vigilance urged as fraudsters fake security measures to access bank accounts - 5 June 2018

Businesses and individuals are being encouraged to redouble their vigilance as fraudsters fake security measures in order to gain the information needed to access and drain bank accounts of funds. In one instance, an academic received a call that was

Government Brexit redeployments to delay Making Tax Digital for Individuals - 5 June 2018

A number of key projects at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have been placed on hold to make staff available for Brexit issues, including Making Tax Digital for Individuals. The simple assessment rollout and real-time tax code changes, both part