Business Eplus - Spring/Summer 2019

  • While the uncertainty continues...

    I normally try to include some topical references to relevant political and economic “goings on” in my opening piece for E+. Of late this has inevitably meant some comment about Brexit. I normally do so with some trepidation as matters can move unexpectedly in a different direction and the delay between submission and print could potentially be embarrassing.
  • Share disposal and Substantial Shareholding Exemption

    The Substantial Shareholding Exemption (SSE) rules apply on gains arising from the disposal of shares by corporate shareholders. However, they only apply in certain circumstances and are subject to certain conditions.
  • Transfer Pricing

    Transfer pricing – be safe not sorry
  • Top tips to help prevent business fraud

    My first and most important tip to protect your business and yourself from fraud is to be sceptical. If something doesn’t seem right within your organisation take a closer look. If an offer or approach seems too good to be true, it probably is.

  • Selling your business? How to achieve the best price

    Your business is great, it would be a lucrative purchase for the right buyer who can take it forward and reap the benefits of future ownership and control. You know that’s true, but how do you convince the buyer, which in turn helps you achieve the desired, higher, price for your business?
  • Entrepreneurs’ relief – beware of the changes

    The entrepreneurs’ relief (“ER”) legislation has been in place since 2008. This valuable relief allows capital gains arising to individuals on the disposal of shares (and certain other assets) to be taxed at a rate of 10%.
  • The Business of Art

    The UK art market currently vies with China for position as the second largest market worldwide, behind only the US. In 2017 20% of global sales took place in the UK. There are various reasons for the strength of the UK market including our legal system, the expertise of those working in the market and a relatively light touch on regulation. But tax considerations have long been key to promoting the UK proposition.
  • Team Talk...following the career path

    Joanna joined Ensors in January 2019 as an associate partner having spent the previous 13 years at a London firm. A chartered accountant (ACA) and chartered tax advisor (CTA), she won the Institute Medal for best overall performance in her CTA exams in 2010.
  • Twilight race – beat the sunset

    2019 marks the fourth year that Ensors have been proud t-shirt sponsor for the Ipswich Building Society Twilight 10k and 5k Road Races.
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