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HMRC is looking ever more closely at R&D claims, many of which are spurious. Can firms that take a cut on your claim be trusted?
Autumn 2021 Budget delivered a mixed bag for UK businesses. Here’s a rundown of the main announcements and who the winners and losers might be.
Have you applied for the recovery loan scheme yet? Its new deadline is 30 June 2022, but its conditions will change on 31 December 2021.
The 31 January deadline for digital self-assessment tax returns is fast approaching. Here’s why you should get yours done today.
For company directors, careful planning can’t stop when it comes to extracting profits from your business – at least, not if you want to be tax efficient.
The UK is facing a national shortage of labour, and Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire are no different. Here’s what some local businesses are doing to cope.
Self-employment as a key to personal freedom? There has never been a better time to explore the benefits to you of setting up your own business . A Fork in the Road Yogi Berra said ‘when you come to a fork in the road, Take it ‘ .Given the events of the past few...
.. Off-Payroll Working Rules -Be Status Conscious, Get It Right ! Recently HW Associates have dealt with HMRC enquiries on behalf of several of our Hitchin ,Stevenage and Luton based clients regarding their application of the Off-Payroll Working Rules (IR35). HMRC is...
The CBI’s monthly business activity growth indicator showed a slump in the first quarter to its lowest point since April 2013. This has been attributed to a major loss of business confidence due to Brexit uncertainty. Manufacturing grew slowly but output in the...
The 1st April has gone, Making Tax Digital is up and running and the sun still shines! Although MTD applies to VAT periods starting after the 1st April it is estimated that in excess of 50% of SME’s either know nothing or little about it .Of those that are aware some...
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