Preparing for customs and VAT after Brexit

Preparing for customs and VAT after Brexit

We are less than one month away from the end of the Brexit transition period; the point at which the UK officially leaves the European Union. For businesses, this means new processes, protocols and procedures. In this blog, we explore

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Probate fee increases abandoned; How did we get here?

Probate fee increases abandoned; How did we get here?

The Government has announced, after much to-ing and fro-ing, indefinite delays and a lot of harsh criticism from industry professionals and concerned families, that the previously planned probate fee increases will be abandoned.   Probate fee increases; The proposals Earlier

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Probate fee increases delayed due to Brexit debates

probate fees delayed

Early last month, we brought you an update on the proposed changes to Probate fees. The new fees were expected to come into effect from 1 April 2019, pending parliamentary approval. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) intends to replace the

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Landlords, all is not lost in the 2019 lettings landscape…

Landlords, all is not lost in the 2019 lettings landscape…

Recent changes to regulation and property taxation have put the staying power of many landlords to the test. So, as a new year gets underway, we consider whether 2019 will be more of the same.  There are hundreds of articles,

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7 things we think you should know as the ISA turns 20…

7 things we think you should know as the ISA turns 20…

The Individual Savings Account (ISA) was first introduced back in April 1999, meaning that this year marks its 20th anniversary. Online investment broker, Hargreaves Lansdown, estimates that approximately £8.7trn has been invested in the tax-free accounts during that time. ISA’s

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New Year, new business, new strategy, new start?

New Year, new business, new strategy, new start?

Many of us herald the New Year as the perfect time for a ‘new start’, whether personally or professionally. HMRC figures reflect this, indicating that January-March is consistently the most popular time of year to incorporate a new business.[1] The

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Budget 2018: Key announcements from a Budget to ‘end austerity’…

Budget 2018: Key announcements from a Budget to ‘end austerity’…

On Monday 29 October, Philip Hammond (or fiscal Phil as he dubbed himself) delivered his third Budget in front of members of parliament. The news that this year’s Budget would be presented early, to avoid a clash with Brexit negotiations,

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