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  • 21st March 2016

    Budget 2016 - A wake up call for school governors?

    Whilst we knew what was coming for schools in this Budget there can be no doubt now about the Government's commitment to forcing all schools into academy status. All schools must be an academy by 2020 or failing that there must be a process started to convert by 2022.
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  • 18th March 2016

    The Budget - changes to Pensions

    The Chancellor was true to his word and there was no mention of altering or ending tax relief on pension contributions. It was announced that the government consultation ‘Strengthening the incentive to save’ found that while the current system gives everyone an incentive to save into a pension, and the 25% tax free lump sum was popular, generally the system was inflexible and poorly understood.
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  • 16th March 2016

    Budget 2016 - expert comment

    Ensors Tax Partners, Danny Clifford & Robert Leggett, provide their views on today's announcements from Chancellor George Osborne.
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  • 16th March 2016

    Financial Focus On...Travel

    The matter of allowable travel expenses is one of the most frequently contested deductions in taxation. Whether for the self-employed in their accounts, or for employees through the PAYE scheme, HM Revenue & Customs take a keen interest in whether you can claim the costs of going from A to B.
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  • 15th March 2016

    Expected pension contribution changes – our only certainty pre-budget

    Although Chancellor George Osborne has dropped plans to end or alter tax relief on pension contributions in his forthcoming budget, one thing we know for sure will still be happening post 6th April 2016 is the change to the annual allowance and the life time allowance.
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