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Charity regulator warns of rising threat of mandate fraud

Mandate fraud is becoming increasingly common within charities, the Charity Commission has warned ...
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Businesses urge Government to negotiate post Brexit trade deals

Businesses are urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to begin negotiations on the terms of the UK’s future relationships with the ...
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Overspending at Christmas is causing people to get into debt

According to the latest research, 30 per cent of people in the UK get into debt every year due to ...
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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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Christmas parties – is the VAT recoverable?

As it is only a week until Christmas, it seems a fitting time to discuss whether input VAT can be ...
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Consultation on R&D tax credit scheme

The Government is currently consulting on proposals, which suggest that there should be a cap on the distribution of research ...
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Farmers see a decline in their income

The latest figures from the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) show that UK farmers’ income decreased ...
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The VAT Reverse Charge: The clock is ticking

The new VAT domestic reverse charge regime for the construction industry will come into force on 1 October 2019. The ...
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Registering for Making Tax Digital for VAT takes seven days, warns HM Revenue & Customs

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned businesses across the UK that the registration process for Making Tax Digital (MTD) ...
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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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Making tax digital is live today, yet one million businesses are not registered

As of today, UK based businesses that have a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold of £85,000 will be required to ...
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Category: Blog, HMRC, Tax

Barclays launches £14 billion fund to help SMEs through Brexit

Barclays has made £14 billion available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them excel and prosper over the ...
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Category: Blog

BCC “downgrades” UK economic growth in response to Brexit uncertainty

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has this month downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy in response to ...
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Category: Blog

The importance of documentation

When talking about the forensic investigation of suspected financial wrongdoing, most people instinctively think of accountants poring over bank statements ...
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Category: Blog, The Forensic Blog

Barclays announce £14 billion funding to support UK businesses

Barclays bank has announced plans for a major lending fund worth £14 billion pounds, which will help small and medium ...
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Category: Blog, Economy, SMEs, SMEs / Business

Businesses losing out on £6.7 billion by using out of date accounting systems

Research carried out by Barclaycard found that more than one-fifth of finance bosses consider their accounting software is outdated, while ...
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Category: Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business