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If your business moves goods into Northern Ireland, you need to take two steps urgently to avoid disruption in 2021

With the Brexit transition period ending on 31 December 2020, a raft of new arrangements will come into effect on ...
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Complex investigation leads to jail term

A former rail ticket office clerk has been convicted of fraud by abuse of power and sentenced to three years ...
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Temporary Annual Investment Allowance extended to January 2022

The temporary Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) will be extended until 01 January 2022 to “stimulate investment in UK manufacturing”, it ...
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Brexit: Changes to VAT Returns – Ready or Not?

The manner in which UK VAT returns will be completed will change after the 1 January 2021. These changes will ...
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Uncertainty and severity of regulations are leading to a decline in advice over Defined Benefit pension transfers

Since the introduction of the pension freedoms in 2015, the number of individuals transferring their pension rights from a Defined ...
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New “five-minute guides” to help trustees steer charity through pandemic

The Charity Commission has published a range of new “five-minute guides” to help trustees get up to speed with their ...
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Annual Investment Allowance – Time is running out

Since 1 January 2019, the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) for capital allowances has been £1 million – helping businesses to ...
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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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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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The Countdown Begins – Is a one year Brexit trade deal possible?  

By Roger Isaacs, Partner at Milsted Langdon One of the first actions Boris Johnson implemented following his commanding win in ...
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Record numbers sign-up for the second South West Charity Conference in Bath

Launched in 2019, the inaugural charity conference was a huge success and received excellent feedback from the 100 charities and ...
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Milsted Langdon appoints senior Partner as its new Chair

Award-winning accountancy firm Milsted Langdon has announced that Tim Close will be taking the position as Chair of the practice ...
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Milsted Langdon completes sale of North Somerset Care Home

Milsted Langdon’s Corporate Finance team have successfully completed the sale of Clevedon-based care home Oak Tree Lodge for an undisclosed ...
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The Northern Ireland Protocol – The solution to Brexit?

By Roger Isaacs, Partner at Milsted Langdon Following months of wrangling, Boris Johnson returned to the UK with his deal ...
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Milsted Langdon facilitates international pension tech deal

Susannah Adams and Ricki Critchell of Milsted Langdon’s Corporate Finance team have successfully completed the sale of a majority stake ...
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Government set to unveil legislation enabling ministers to block foreign takeovers of UK companies

The Government is set to unveil new legislation that will enable ministers to block firms from ‘hostile states’ from completing ...
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Category: Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business

New Bounce Back Loans have banks preparing for a wave of applications

UK banks have been preparing themselves for the wave of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) topping up with the Bounce ...
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Evidence points to guilt of former BHS boss

Prosecutors in the recent trial of Dominic Chappell, who famously bought BHS for £1 from Sir Philip Green, used evidence ...
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Category: The Forensic Blog

Charities forced to close during second national lockdown entitled to new financial support

Charities forced to close during the second national lockdown will be entitled to receive up to £3,000 per month in ...
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Take advantage of the stamp duty holiday before it’s too late – but buyers beware

Those looking to buy a home have until March 2021 to take advantage of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) ...
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Category: Blog, News

COVID-19: Business loans to reach five times more than last year

Due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, there are estimates that the amount of net borrowing from UK organisations will surpass ...
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Category: Blog, Covid-19