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HM Revenue & Customs publishes further details of the Job Support Scheme

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published further details of the Job Support Scheme Open (JSS Open), announced by the ...
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Scrap paper trail reveals critical evidence

A recent case in Leicester highlights the fact that a forensic investigation involves much more than just looking at a ...
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Government extends further support to businesses affected by COVID-19

Under increasing pressure from business groups, local authority leaders and the public, the Government has decided to extend several of ...
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Brexit: Importing – Ready or Not?

Businesses planning to import goods into the UK after 1 January 2021 will have several factors to consider. The processes ...
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Charities told to “strengthen defences” against fraud

The Charity Commission for England and Wales has warned trustees and donors to “strengthen their defences” against charity fraud by ...
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From in-store to online: the rise of start-ups during the coronavirus pandemic

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of new business start-ups has increased by 5 per cent ...
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The first Child Trust Funds (CTFs) can now be claimed

The first Child Trust Funds (CTFs) matured in September allowing those turning 18 to access their fund for the first ...
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Banks list top 10 Coronavirus scams

Throughout the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, fraudsters have attempted to play on people’s fears in an attempt to trick them out ...
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COVID-19 causes tax-free lump sum pension withdrawals to plummet

New research from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed that the number of savers opting to withdraw a ...
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Women save and invest less than men during their lifetime

A new report from Fidelity International has found that women tend to save and invest, on average, far less than ...
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Over-65s see average property wealth increase by £6,000 over the past year

Despite the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the property market, new research has found that the property wealth of ...
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Victims of pension fraud have lost more than £30m since 2017

According to new research from Action Fraud, more than £30 million has been lost by savers since 2017 to pension ...
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Milsted Langdon joins call for the reform of Capital Gains Tax rules for divorcing couples

Award-winning accountancy firm, Milsted Langdon, has joined family law organisation, Resolution, in calling for reforms to the Capital Gains Tax ...
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New Tax Partner at Milsted Langdon’s Bristol office

A tax specialist with over 30 years’ experience has joined Milsted Langdon’s Tax team in Bristol as a Partner. Robert ...
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Gregg Latchams and Milsted Langdon deliver ‘Bristol Bounce Back’ initiative for local business recovery

Leading Bristol law firm Gregg Latchams and regional chartered accountants Milsted Langdon have delivered the first in a series of ...
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Milsted Langdon advises on South West IT merger

South West accountants Milsted Langdon has assisted a Wiltshire IT company and an IT firm in Bristol with their strategic ...
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Milsted Langdon celebrates the success of its team with multiple promotions

Award-winning South West accountancy firm, Milsted Langdon, has announced the promotion of 10 members of staff who have demonstrated outstanding ...
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Top forensic accountant wins national award for a second year running

Milsted Langdon’s Forensic Partner, Roger Isaacs, is celebrating having once again been named the UK’s leading Forensic Accountancy professional at ...
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Norwich Pharmacal orders – Help for unwitting victims

In an era where increasing numbers of businesses are caught up in financial investigations through no fault of their own, ...
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Category: The Forensic Blog

HMRC receives almost 55,000 tax relief claims for working from home

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has received 54,800 tax relief claims from individuals for working from home using a new ...
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Category: Blog, Covid-19, COVID-19 Knowledge Hub, Tax

CFG reveals plans to “digitise” Gift Aid to “unlock” relief

The Charity Finance Group (CFG) is working with technology companies to innovate the Gift Aid claiming experience to unlock “millions ...
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Category: Blog, Charities

Tax implications of electric vehicles

What are the tax breaks and potential pitfalls of purchasing an electric or hybrid vehicle through your business? Here we ...
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Category: Blog

‘Clean skin’ no protection against Unexplained Wealth Orders

A ‘businessman’, who investigators suspected of being a major money-launderer, has been forced to hand over 45 properties worth around ...
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Category: Blog, The Forensic Blog

COVID-19: National Audit Office warns up to 60 per cent of Bounce Back Loans may not be paid back

The Government’s spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NAO), has warned that up to 60 per cent of businesses may ...
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