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  • Local Authority Trading Companies (LATCo’s) – Where to start?
    15th August 2019

    Local Authority Trading Companies (LATCo’s) – Where to start?

    LATCo’s are one of the emerging corporate issues of our time. Whilst they are not new, in fact some have been around for a very long time, they are currently enjoying a renaissance period as Local Authorities (perhaps driven by tough financial constraints) search for innovation in service delivery or for alternative income streams.
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  • Academies Financial Handbook 2019
    14th August 2019

    Academies Financial Handbook 2019

    Each year the Government provides those involved with the running of academy trusts with some summertime reading in the form of the latest edition of the Academies Financial Handbook. The Handbook contains a number of mandatory rules together with recommended practices that all academy trusts are obliged to follow under the terms of their funding agreements.
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  • Top 7 tax considerations for Furnished Holiday Lets
    6th August 2019

    Top 7 tax considerations for Furnished Holiday Lets

    If you are thinking of taking the plunge into the world of Furnished Holiday Lets (FHLs), or indeed if you have already done so, there are some key tax points of which you should be aware. Here we highlight some of the main ones.
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  • Land for the Many - Labour Party report
    30th July 2019

    Land for the Many - Labour Party report

    The Labour Party have recently commissioned a report exploring the role that land plays in our society. The report seeks to suggest ways to stabilise house and land prices, narrow the ratio between house prices and income and discourage the holding of land and housing as a financial asset.
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  • Capital Gains Tax changes for residential property
    26th July 2019

    Capital Gains Tax changes for residential property

    There are three big changes coming in the capital gains tax (CGT) treatment of residential property and you should consider whether it is to your benefit to bring forward a sale or gift so that you can take advantage of the current rules.
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