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Government has instructed fraudulent coronavirus loan applications to be reported

To get ahead of the anticipated rise in company collapses next year, the Insolvency Service has instructed insolvency practitioners to ...
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Brexit is coming: Businesses Supplying Services – are you ready?

HM Revenue and Customs (“HMRC”) have issued guidance <click here> detailing how some aspects of the VAT treatment of services ...
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Hunter Biden: Accounting for income

As Joe Biden is preparing to take office as President of the United States, it has been confirmed that a ...
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HMRC and insolvency: The return of Crown Preference

The insolvency rules changed as of 1 December 2020, so if a business becomes insolvent now, HM Revenue & Customs ...
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Government raises awareness of charity fundraising fraud this Christmas

Action Fraud is helping charities this Christmas by raising awareness of fundraising fraud and ensuring donations are given to genuine ...
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Milsted Langdon celebrates the success of winners at Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards

Leading South West accountancy firm, Milsted Langdon, has congratulated the winners of this year’s Somerset Education Business Partnership Awards. The ...
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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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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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South West accountants Milsted Langdon raises more than £30,000 for charity in its 30th year

Charities across the South West and the UK are benefiting from more than £30,000 of donations made by award-winning accountants ...
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The complexities of origin – Navigating tariffs

By Roger Isaacs, Partner at Milsted Langdon As the UK faces the prospect of an era of new trading relationships, ...
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Toppled from the top – The risk of fraud

By Roger Isaacs, Forensic Partner at Milsted Langdon Fraud has become a significant issue for modern businesses, particularly with the ...
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British Accountancy Awards declare leading Bristol forensic accountant Partner of the Year

Judges at the prestigious 2019 British Accountancy Awards have crowned Milsted Langdon’s Forensic Partner Roger Isaacs Partner of the Year ...
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Milsted Langdon celebrates local businesses driving the economy at  The South West Economic Forum 2019

Business leaders from across the South West and some of the UK’s leading experts are preparing to take part in ...
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The VAT reverse charge in the Construction Industry

The Government has announced a 12-month delay to the implementation of the VAT domestic reverse charge for construction services, meaning ...
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Government calls on businesses to prepare for Brexit

The Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, has written to businesses across the UK imploring them to get ready for the end ...
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Category: Brexit, News

HMRC’s amended guidance on late furlough claims

On 19 November 2020, the Government amended its guidance to give examples of what is meant by a ‘reasonable excuse’, ...
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UK divorce rate increase highlights the importance of forensic advice

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the number of opposite-sex couples getting divorced in ...
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Category: Blog, The Forensic Blog

Brexit: Overseas Consignments to UK Customers – Ready or Not?

From 1 January 2021 there will be new rules in respect of the supply of goods from overseas to Customers ...
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Category: Brexit

Government publishes new Covid-19 guidance for charity volunteers

According to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, the document aims to “help organisations and groups understand how ...
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Category: Blog, Charities

Proposed R&D cap for SMEs published  

On 12 November 2020, the details of the proposed Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Cap, which is due to come ...
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