Every three years, employers must re-enrol eligible employees back into their workplace pension scheme. Known as automatic re-enrolment, this policy targets staff who may have opted out of the scheme, stopped their contributions or chose to pay less than the minimum amount. Your re-enrolment date is your staging date plus three years, and the process […]READ MORE »
You may think a company car offers great benefits for both the business and the employee, but have you considered all of the tax implications? Any car owned by a company, which is used by an employee for personal use, will attract a benefit in kind charge based on the CO2 rating and the list […]READ MORE »
The Global Restructuring Group (GRG) was Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) former turnaround division for struggling businesses, before it was shut down in 2014 following allegations of mistreatment. 16,000 companies were allegedly pushed into the GRG unit after the onset of the financial and banking crisis of 2008. Many business banking customers of RBS and […]READ MORE »
The Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into force in late September, overhauling the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) anti-money laundering and confiscation regime. Under the new rules, companies and partnerships are now criminally liable for failing to prevent tax evasion by an associated person – something which increases the need for robust risk management […]READ MORE »
Staff from the North West Champion Group have raised almost £8,000 for charity after completing a 50km gruelling walk across the Peak District’s tough terrain. A team of 13 Champion trekkers laced up for the TrekFest challenge to raise money for MIND, the Mental Health Charity and the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. Of the 169 […]READ MORE »
Land Remediation Relief (LRR) offers a big incentive to businesses and land owners that bring contaminated and derelict land back to productive use. Introduced in 2001 and redesigned in 2009, LRR offers a relief on Corporation Tax equal to 150% of the qualifying expenditure that was incurred in the cleaning up of acquired land. Contaminated […]READ MORE »
Property developers could gain a lucrative tax break by using Entrepreneurs’ Relief, though there are several qualifying factors to keep in mind. Entrepreneurs’ Relief reduces Capital Gains Tax for individuals to just 10 per cent when disposing of all or part of a qualifying business. However, there is a lifetime limit of £10 million of qualifying […]READ MORE »
Business advisory group, Champion Accountants, has recruited a new management accountant to strengthen its cloud-based accounting offering. The appointment of Elle Najar comes during increasing demand for Champion Accountants’ Xero offering, which has seen the number of clients using the platform grow by more than a third in the last 12 months. The 25-year-old from […]READ MORE »
Author is Simon Berry (pictured) Senior Investment Executive at FW Capital SMEs are ambitious yet without a solid funding stream, this ambition could be nothing more than a pipe dream. Whether it’s new equipment, cash injections or extra working capital, businesses need money to continue growing. Here at FW Capital, we manage the £102million NPIF – […]READ MORE »
Owners and company directors can choose how and when to extract funds from their business. Yet with almost every extraction resulting in one tax charge or another, it’s important to understand how best to take money out of your business. Salary Taking all of your income as salary will require a PAYE scheme setting up […]READ MORE »
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