Why do you do what you do, as a freelancer or a business owner? This is an important question to ask yourself regularly; it can help to bring the ‘bigger picture’ back into focus when the routine running of your
As we now look toward the second half of a year unlike any we have known before, the Government has published details of ‘Project Speed’. The programme is part of its commitment to rebuild the economy after the Coronavirus crisis.
A health insurance policy that is paid for by you as an employer, on behalf of an employee, is considered to be a taxable benefit in kind by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Subsequently, this benefit should be reported to
Between 2-6 September, the payroll industry celebrated the 21st National Payroll Week. The annual celebration is led by the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) and is intended to raise the profile and awareness of payroll in the UK. For most
A few weeks ago, we published a Q&A on the controversial VAT reverse charge ahead of its anticipated implementation on 1 October 2019. Fast forward to now and the landscape has changed, with HMRC announcing a 12 month postponement last
The VAT reverse charge will change the way in which building contractors account for VAT, on some of their supplies, from 1 October 2019. Building contractors must comply with the new rules if they undertake either of the following activities:
Under Automatic Enrolment (AE), employers must enrol all employees who ordinarily work in Great Britain and who satisfy age and earnings criteria into a qualifying workplace pension. Furthermore, employers must also pay at least the minimum level of contributions into