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Rules on directors’ tax returns are not as clear you might think - 10 July 2017

According to the gov.uk guidance, a director must register for self-assessment (SA) and send a personal SA tax return to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) each year. However, this isn’t always the case. There are exemptions to this rule, one

Huge fines for employers stalling workplace pensions - 10 July 2017

Around 800,000 small businesses are yet to enrol into the Government’s flagship pension scheme, new figures have revealed. The Pensions Regulator, which published the report, said nearly eight million employees are now saving into a workplace pension, but thousands of

Five ways to get more enjoyment from your money - 10 July 2017

While most of us invest a lot of time and thought about how to improve our finances, we do not tend to spend quite as much time looking at how our finances can improve our lives. But research is showing

Persons of Significant Control – changes to Companies House Reporting - 10 July 2017

Last year saw a raft of changes come into effect at Companies House. Amongst the measures introduced was the requirement for companies to maintain a register of Persons of Significant Control (PSCs). New rules, which came into effect on 26

I’m a non-resident landlord. Do I have to file a tax return in the UK? - 10 July 2017

If you have lived abroad for six or months or more in a year, you are classed as a “non-resident landlord”, and the income you receive from renting out your home whilst abroad is taxable in the UK. This needs

Business managers favour trade deals and freedom of movement, says CBI study - 24 May 2017

Almost three-quarters of business managers think a Brexit deal that secures access to the single market would be the best outcome of the upcoming negotiations, a study has revealed.

Study sheds light on business cyber attack trends - 25 April 2017

As many as one in five British businesses have been hit by at least one cyber attack in the last 12 months, a new study has revealed. The research, commissioned by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), surveyed more than