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What impact will new pension changes have?

The landscape in the world of pensions continues to evolve at a rapid pace.  The news last week that the government have proposed further changes to state pension should come as no surprise. What are the changes and what impact does it have?  Below is a table setting out the proposed change. source: Department for… Read more

So much goes into getting payslip right

From pension requirements to holiday pay entitlements, employers need to keep on top Our payslip is arguably the most important document we receive each month, yet few of us realise just how much work goes into it. Payroll is one of the most complex and highly regulated areas of business life and employers need to… Read more

Give something back via your company

Fundraising events, such as balls and dinner dances, are an increasingly popular way of raising funds for charity. We are seeing more and more profit making companies organising and running such events as their way of giving something back. However, there are a number of considerations that should be made ahead of hosting such an… Read more

A simpler tax return? The computer says no

“Tax doesn’t have to be taxing” according to HMRC’s advertising campaign.  However, HMRC appear to be finding the 2016/17 tax calculation very taxing indeed! From April 2016, the government introduced two new allowances into the personal tax system.  A “personal savings allowance” of £1,000 for basic rate taxpayers and £500 for higher rate taxpayers which… Read more

Universal Credit v Tax Credits – what’s the difference?

By Rachel Coates, Tax Manager A new benefit – Universal Credit – is on it’s way and it is set to replace both Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit as well as housing benefit, income support, income based job seekers allowance and income related employment and support allowance. Universal Credit is being rolled-out in… Read more

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Universal Credit V Tax Credits

7th April 2017
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Happy to help in continuing time of uncertainty

13th March 2017
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Off payroll working in the public sector

1st March 2017
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Will trade deals change the Cumbrian farming landscape?

10th February 2017
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Christmas charity donations

11th January 2017
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