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IR35 guidance criticised by business organisation

An organisation that represents freelance contract workers has described the guidance being offered by the UK Government ahead of the (more…)

Tech contractors won’t lose jobs, says Deutsche Bank

In the wake of news that it is cutting 18,000 jobs, Deutsche Bank is insisting that freelance tech workers are not among those affected (more…)

Research shows IR35 may increase use of umbrella companies

The latest study published by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) shows that most recruitment firms expect the private sector IR35 reforms to lead to greater use of umbrella companies. (more…)

Leniency over Making Tax Digital promised by HMRC

HMRC is indicating that it will adopt a lenient approach towards those struggling to sign up for and (more…)

The basics of the loan charge for Birkenhead businesses

The loan charge 2019 is one of several measures HMRC is introducing to try to clamp down on what it (more…)

Accounting issues that can hurt your Birkenhead business

Birkenhead and the wider Wirral area have long benefited from their proximity to Liverpool and Chester, but are (more…)

Norman to attend meeting about Loan Charge 2019

The Treasury minister Jesse Norman will be meeting with MPs who are seeking to persuade him to put the Loan Charge 2019 on hold.

Norman has indicated (more…)

OTS urges government to reform PAYE system

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has made a plea for the government to look at reforming the PAYE system to simplify it for accountants and make IT systems more SME-friendly.

The (more…)

Firms in North West create employment boost

A newly published report shows that small and medium sized companies based in the North West made a (more…)

Small firms feel tax system biased against them

New research from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has found that companies feel that the tax system in the UK is biased towards bigger firms.

This research saw the (more…)

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