Autumn 2013 Statement

Earlier this month the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) published its updated forecast for the UK economy and Chancellor George Osborne responded to that forecast in a statement to the House of Commons later on that day.... Read Full Article...

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Employers will no longer be able to reclaim SSP

The Percentage Threshold Scheme (PTS), which allows employers to reclaim Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) in certain circumstances, is abolished from 6 April 2014. Under PTS employers can reclaim SSP where the SSP paid is more than 13%... Read Full Article...

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Shared Parental Leave

The government has announced how the new system of shared parental leave will operate for employees and employers. Earlier this year the government invited views on how the system for shared parental leave and pay should operate.... Read Full Article...

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Changes for Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs)

Since their introduction in 2000, LLPs have become increasingly popular as a vehicle for carrying on a wide variety of businesses. The LLP is a unique entity as it combines limited liability for its members with the... Read Full Article...

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‘False self-employment’ via intermediaries

Following announcements made as part of the Autumn Statement the government has announced some further information ‘false self-employment’ via intermediaries. The government believes that employment intermediaries are increasingly being used to disguise employment as self-employment. The largest... Read Full Article...

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CGT – Private Residence Relief

It was announced in the Autumn Statement that there will be changes made to the rules for Private Residence Relief. A gain arising on a property which has been an individual’s private residence throughout their period of... Read Full Article...

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HMRC advise register for Self Assessment now

HMRC is urging those who have to file a Self Assessment return for the first time to register for its online services now. The process of registration can take up to seven working days to complete and... Read Full Article...

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