Did You Miss the Changes to the PSC Register Regime?

Earlier this year, the government made some changes to the ‘people with significant control’ (PSC) register regime, as part of wider anti-money laundering measures. As a busy business owner, you may have missed this. After all, you’ve got plenty to concern yourself...

New Company Loss Rules to Go Ahead

The Finance Bill due to be debated in early September will finally include the new rules for the set off of company losses that were originally announced in March 2016. As a result of the first Finance Act being rushed through due to the snap General Election the...

Reported Expenses and Benefits Provided to Employees

HMRC have recently updated their toolkit dealing with the reporting of expenses and benefits provided to employees and directors in the light of significant recent changes in this area. HMRC toolkits are designed to help minimise the risk of errors in returns and...

One Business or Two for VAT?

A recent VAT Tribunal had to decide whether two hairdressing businesses should be treated as a single business for the purposes of VAT registration. The distinction was critical as the two separate businesses were operating below the registration limit (currently...

Microsoft Surface Laptop

Microsoft has just launched a laptop version of its Surface tablet. From a business user’s perspective, this has been designed for now, rather than the technology that is likely to be popular in 5 years’ time. By designing the Surface laptop around the concept of what...