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    Digital Marketing Strategy

      Over the last 10 years or so, marketing has moved more towards digital, thanks to the prevalence of fast wifi connections, smartphones, social media and data analysis. In today’s hyper-connected world every business should have a digital marketing strategy.   Most businesses tend to utilise digital marketing channels, however many businesses don’t have an […]

    in News on June 25, 2018 Comments 0
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    Building your personal brand

      Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room. So how do you go about creating an effective personal brand?   Don’t make the mistake of thinking your personal brand is all about you. It’s not. Your personal brand is not about your work experience or your […]

    in News on June 22, 2018 Comments 0
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    Talent Development

      Regardless of the type of business that you run, you will have talented people in your team who you will want to develop and grow into future managers. So how do you go about creating the next generation of managers in your business?   It starts with leadership The managers and leaders in a […]

    in News on June 20, 2018 Comments 0
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    Productivity = Success

      Most business owners, managers and senior executives are juggling day to day responsibilities, growing the business and various projects. With so much to do, improving your productivity is key if you want to succeed. Here are a few top tips to help you to improve your productivity.   Stop multi-tasking In today’s always-on environment, […]

    in News on June 18, 2018 Comments 0
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    TRUST TAXATION

      We are still awaiting the promised consultation on the taxation of trusts announced in the Autumn 2017 Budget. However, in the meantime HMRC have updated their guidance on how different types of trust income are taxed, what management expenses and reliefs can be deducted, and understanding the tax pool.   Please contact us if […]

    in News on June 15, 2018 Comments 0
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    SHORT-TERM BUSINESS VISITORS

      HMRC are consulting on ways to simplify the tax treatment of short-term business visitors from the foreign branch of a UK company, to ensure the UK is an attractive location for business headquarters.   The consultation considers potential changes to the PAYE arrangements under which UK employers need not operate PAYE for employees of […]

    in News on June 13, 2018 Comments 0
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    WHAT IS THE 2019 LOAN CHARGE?

      This is a tax charge on any outstanding loans that exist as a result of a disguised remuneration tax avoidance scheme. It applies to any loans that were taken out under a disguised remuneration scheme since 6 April1999.   The most common schemes were Employee Funded Retirement Benefit Schemes (EFRBS) and Employee Benefit Trusts […]

    in News on June 11, 2018 Comments 0
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    NOTIFY HMRC OF EBT AND SIMILAR LOANS BY 30 SEPTEMBER

      HMRC have published revised guidance on settling tax liabilities in relation to the use of disguised remuneration schemes involving Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) and similar arrangements.   In order to settle on preferential terms before the outstanding loan charge arises on 5 April 2019, taxpayers must register with HMRC and provide all of the […]

    in News on June 8, 2018 Comments 0
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    NEW VAT RULES FOR BUILDING TRADE IN 2019

      Under new rules due to come in on 1 October 2019 builders, sub- contractors and other trades associated with the construction industry will have to start using a new method of accounting for VAT.   The measure is designed to combat VAT fraud in the construction sector labour supply chain which HMRC argue presents […]

    in News on June 6, 2018 Comments 0
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    Simplification of Inheritance tax

      The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) have been tasked with carrying out a review of Inheritance Tax (IHT) with a view to simplifying how the tax operates. IHT is perceived to be complicated and currently yields a relatively small amount of tax compared to income tax and national insurance.   There are a number […]

    in News on June 4, 2018 Comments 0