Christmas gifts of up to £50 to employees now tax free

  CHRISTMAS GIFTS OF UP TO £50 TO EMPLOYEES  Remember that certain gifts to staff at Christmas are tax free if structured correctly. Ever since April 2016 employers are allowed to provide their directors and employees with certain “trivial” benefits in kind tax...

How to apply for more time for MTD digital links

  For VAT periods starting on or after 1 April 2020 (or 1 October 2020 for deferred businesses) your accounting systems must use digital links for any transfer or exchange of data between software programs, products or applications used as functional compatible...

Is Xero right for me?

                              Like all industry leading software providers, Xero and Quickbooks are competing for your business. Even Sage have thrown their digital hat into the ring to try and...

Avoiding Burnout

In today’s “always-on” society, business owners and managers are under more pressure than ever.  Stress related workplace burnout is now recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an official medical diagnosis. Here are some tips to help to avoid burnout....

Government U-Turn on pensions tax for Doctors and others?

  In earlier blogs we reported that hospital doctors and GPs were lobbying the government to amend the pension tax rules as the current system of restricting tax relief on pension contributions means many doctors paying almost all of the extra salary back in tax...