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Revenue extends RTI late filing concessions - news article image

Revenue extends RTI late filing concessions

18 Aug 2016

The advent of Real Time Information (RTI) has seen fundamental changes to the way in which employers and pension providers report the payments and deductions they have made under PAYE.

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Tax and savings income - news article image

Tax and savings income

18 Aug 2016

Following the introduction of the Personal Savings Allowance (PSA) on 6 April 2016, many individuals will not pay tax on their savings income.

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Is your capital gains tax bill as low as it could be? - news article image

Is your capital gains tax bill as low as it could be?

18 Aug 2016

The start of the 2016/17 tax year saw a reduction in the main rates of capital gains tax (CGT).

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Passing on the ‘family home’: the additional nil-rate band - news article image

Passing on the ‘family home’: the additional nil-rate band

18 Aug 2016

Set to come into effect from April 2017, the new ‘residence nil-rate band’ means the majority of people may soon be able to pass on a ‘family home’ tax-free on death.

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Managing well-being in the workplace - news article image

Managing well-being in the workplace

by Kerry Whitfield

18 Aug 2016

Taking steps to ensure the health and safety of your workforce is not only a legal requirement.

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Six tax-saving tips for businesses - news article image

Six tax-saving tips for businesses

18 Aug 2016

Sensible tax planning measures can reduce your liabilities and help you to keep more of the money you earn.

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Spotlight on capital gains tax - news article image

Spotlight on capital gains tax

18 Aug 2016

Capital gains tax (CGT) made the headlines earlier this year when, to many people’s surprise, the then Chancellor George Osborne reduced the rates for 2016/17.

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Understanding the new apprenticeship levy - news article image

Understanding the new apprenticeship levy

18 Aug 2016

From April 2017, a new apprenticeship levy is set to be introduced for employers with pay bills of over £3 million per annum, in order for them to invest in apprenticeship programmes.

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Should I be declaring my foreign income on my UK Self-Assessment tax return? - news article image

Should I be declaring my foreign income on my UK Self-Assessment tax return?

by Lorna Straker

9 Aug 2016

Our Personal Tax Manager, Hannah Jevons offers some advice.

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Should you be making more 'ethical' investments? - news article image

Should you be making more 'ethical' investments?

by Ed Gibson

1 Aug 2016

Our Head of Financial Services, Ed Gibson discusses potential ethical investment problems.

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Micro Herbs vs Micro Accounts - news article image

Micro Herbs vs Micro Accounts

by Lorna Watson

28 Jul 2016

I’m not a fan of micro herbs. I find them irritating and pretentious and they get in your teeth. Micro accounts on the other hand are definitely a good thing for some people.

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Inheritance Tax Residential Nil Rate Band-what's that? - news article image

Inheritance Tax Residential Nil Rate Band-what's that?

by David Rickwood

21 Jul 2016

In simple terms every UK resident and non-resident with UK based assets is entitled to use a basic inheritance tax nil rate band of up to £325,000.

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Brexit - What comes next? - news article image

Brexit - What comes next?

by Ed Gibson

7 Jul 2016

Ed Gibson admits that the only way forward is knowing what you don't know.

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It’s All About Timing - news article image

It’s All About Timing

by Dan Hayes

30 Jun 2016

Quite rightly the first question asked to me was “is this right time to begin this process?”. Much to my own annoyance I responded with those simple three words that at the very least bought me an additional 5 seconds thinking time – “It all depends”.

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‘Oxfordshire remains a brilliant place to live and work!’ - news article image

‘Oxfordshire remains a brilliant place to live and work!’

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15 Jun 2016

This year’s Oxford Economic Question Time event attracted over 100 of the region's business leaders and shapers discussing the current state of the global economy.

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Property agents - a regulatory minefield! - news article image

Property agents - a regulatory minefield!

by Sarah Gardener

17 May 2016

Property bodies remain 'old fashioned' and are imposing increased regulation and reporting requirements on their industry, in relation to client money.

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Shaw Gibbs strengthens international credentials by joining DFK International - news article image

Shaw Gibbs strengthens international credentials by joining DFK International

7 Apr 2016

Shaw Gibbs is delighted to announce that it has joined DFK International, the worldwide association of independent accounting firms and business advisers.

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Cross Border Employment Issues - news article image

Cross Border Employment Issues

8 Mar 2016

Every now and again, a client will casually mention that they have someone who ‘pops over to work in the UK office from time to time’ usually followed up with the sweeping comment ‘but they’re here less than 183 days, so it’s fine’.

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International Women's Day 2016: Professional Services from a Women's Perspective - news article image

International Women's Day 2016: Professional Services from a Women's Perspective

by Lorna Watson

7 Mar 2016

The 8th of March is International Women’s Day. This has made me think about my own experiences over a 35 year career and how they have mirrored (or not) general patterns in the accountancy industry.

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Abolition of employer NICs for apprentices - news article image

Abolition of employer NICs for apprentices

1 Mar 2016

From April 2016 employer national insurance contributions (NICs) up to the upper earnings secondary threshold (UESC) will effectively be abolished for apprentices aged under 25.

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