Tax advantage of EMI share option schemes lapses

HMRC have advised companies to consider delaying the grant of Enterprise Management Incentive (“EMI”) share options until fresh State Aid approval has been granted by the EU. As the UK Government were late in applying for an extension (12 months’ notice is required)...

Changes to termination payments

Care is always required when employees are made redundant or payments are made on the termination of employment. Not only are there employment law considerations, there are also important tax implications and this is an area where professional advice is strongly...

Diversity & Inclusion

Thanks to recent coverage in the global press, diversity and inclusion in the workplace have become an even greater priority for businesses. As the UK population becomes more diverse, the businesses that embrace diversity and inclusion are more likely to be able to...

Instant messaging versus email

For most businesses, email remains a key method of both internal and external communication. However, there has been a significant rise in the popularity of instant messaging. So what does this mean for you and your business? Most of us receive far too many emails. In...

Creating a disaster recovery plan for your business

A disaster recovery plan is a documented process designed to help recover and protect a business and its infrastructure in the event of a disaster. It provides a clear plan of action to be taken before, during and after a disaster. A disaster could be man-made or a...