• 13th July 2016

    Financial Focus On...The Advantages of Tourists

    Apart from bringing money into our local shops and businesses, tourists do have one great advantage for tax purposes – they rent holiday homes, which may then qualify as “Furnished Holiday Lettings”.
  • 11th July 2016

    Pensions - post Brexit

    Earlier this year we learned that after a year of consultation, the Treasury had scrapped its plans to reform the taxation of pensions in this year’s budget. The excuse this time was “market volatility”, though who now remembers the stock market movement of the first quarter? Following the results of the EU referendum, we have now entered into a period of great financial uncertainty.
  • 28th June 2016

    Brexit - Implications for SMEs

    The repercussions of the marginal Brexit vote are quickly unfolding: the political environment is febrile and the financial markets are nervous and volatile.
  • 16th June 2016

    Financial Focus On...Making Tax Digital

    A massive change in the way tax is handled in the UK is coming in the next two years as HMRC strives to be more efficient and makes tax compliance “Digital”.
  • 1st June 2016

    Employee fraud - could you be a victim?

    Employee fraud is far more common than any other fraud. It is estimated that 85% of all reported fraud is by employees and the sums involved are increasing. 50% of employee frauds cost the business less than £100,000 but a staggering 23% cost in excess of £1m.