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One in three small business owners “prioritise work-life balance”, study reveals

More than 33 per cent of entrepreneurs see “cutting down work hours” as a major priority, a new study has ...
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Assets seized following ‘dirty money’ investigation

More than £190 million of assets have been seized from a Pakistani businessman after a settlement in a so-called ‘dirty ...
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Funding for entrepreneurs

The NatWest bank has announced it is accepting applications from businesses with growth ambitions to join its in-house Entrepreneur Accelerator ...
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Academy reconciliation reports to be available from December

The 2018-19 final reconciliation statements will soon be available to view on the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) website, ...
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Small charities “struggle to find time and money to invest”, study reveals

Just two out of five small charities expect their income to rise over the next year, a major new study ...
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IR35: HMRC launches updated CEST service

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has launched an updated Check for Employment Status for Tax (CEST) service ahead of the ...
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Beware the Employer Compliance Check Questionnaire

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is understood to be sending out “Employer Compliance Check Questionnaires” without notifying agents, which could ...
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Couples can pass on up to £950,000 tax-free in 2019-20

As of 6 April, direct descendants can inherit up to £950,000 completely free of income tax from their parents or ...
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The Mini One Stop Shop (MOSS) and Brexit – what you need to know

MOSS is a simplification measure available to businesses supplying digital services throughout the EU. It allows a business to register ...
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Debt fuels mental health breakdown

According to recent research, more than 60 per cent of UK adults are in debt and, of those, more than ...
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New figures indicate significance of legacy income

Legacy income has grown by some 1.8 per cent in the 12 months up to March 2019, new figures have ...
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94 academy trusts under scope of remuneration crackdown

Some 94 academy trusts have been ordered to “justify” the salaries of head teachers and chief executives, a new report ...
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Milsted Langdon comments on Autumn Statement

Award-winning South West-based chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon is advising businesses of measures in Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement which ...
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Third annual Milsted Langdon golf challenge hailed a success

Award-winning chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon swapped calculators for clubs when it held its annual golf challenges in Bristol and ...
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South West accountants shortlisted for top industry award

South West-based chartered accountants Milsted Langdon have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The firm, which has offices in ...
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Milsted Langdon named best large practice in the UK for second year running

South West-based chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon have scooped a prestigious award for the UK’s Best Large Practice for the ...
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Milsted Langdon named best large practice in the UK

South West-based chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon have scooped a prestigious award for the UK’s Best Large Practice. Partners from the ...
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HMRC reveals MTD registration takes seven working days

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned that registration for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT will take up to ...
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UK electronics sector boasts two thirds of growth in UK industry

According to a new report by Make UK and Santander manufacturing, the UK electronics sector experienced fast rapid growth in ...
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Category: Blog, Economy, SMEs / Business

Many businesses unaware of the criminal offences associated with tax evasion

Three-quarters of businesses are unaware of the corporate criminal offences relating to activity which is seen to facilitate tax evasion ...
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Category: Blog, Tax

Initial investigations

When there are concerns about the finances of a business, usual practice is to bring in forensic accountants to find ...
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Category: Blog, The Forensic Blog

The Charity Digital Code: is your charity growing alongside technology?

In the final part of our Charity Digital Code series, we’ll be looking at the seventh defining principle of digital ...
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Category: Blog, News

No-deal Brexit: Details published of temporary tariff regime

The Government has this month published details of the UK’s temporary tariff regime should the UK leave the EU without ...
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Category: Blog