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  1. Blog26th Mar 2024

    Derek Gemmell, Head of Innovations Tax and author of blog about R&D tax relief procedures

    R&D Tax Relief Procedures: HMRC’s Latest Notification Requirement

    In today’s fast-paced business landscape, where staying ahead often means innovating and adapting to change, research and development (R&D) tax credits have emerged as a key tool for businesses, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).  As an R&D tax…

    By Derek Gemmell

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  2. Blog26th Mar 2024

    Callum Gray, author of article about the energy security

    Weighing Up Energy Security, Transition, and Investment 

    In 2024 the energy sector is facing a spaghetti junction of pathways, decision gates and options in a delicate balance between traditional energy sources and the imperative to transition towards renewables. As the world tries to tackle the need for…

    By Callum Gray

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  3. Blog20th Mar 2024

    Do you have an obligation to file an Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) return by 30 April 2024?

    WHAT IS ATED? ATED is an annual tax payable in advance by companies and other non-natural persons (including partnerships with corporate members) who own an interest in UK residential property valued at over £500,000. The charge applies to houses, self-contained flats,…

    By Michaela McCombie

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  4. Blog18th Mar 2024

    Claire Bruce, author of blog about employment tax reporting

    Employment Tax Reporting Deadlines: Are You Prepared?

    The 5th of April is fast approaching, which brings the array of end-of-year reporting to HMRC! We have compiled a list of the key reporting deadlines which your business may need to be aware of in the upcoming months following…

    By Claire Bruce

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  5. Blog15th Mar 2024

    Becki Diamant, author of blog about Payroll Benefits In Kind

    Short Term Business Visitors (STBV) – Are you compliant?

    Are you thinking about taking advantage of the expertise of those based overseas? Do you already have staff coming to the UK for short periods of time to undertake specific pieces of work or to attend meetings? Now more than…

    By Becki Diamant

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  6. Blog13th Mar 2024

    Chris Thompson, author of blog about financial modelling

    Financial Modelling Benefits: A Guide for Construction Businesses

    In the ever-changing and competitive landscape of the construction industry, it’s vital for companies to use every tool at their disposal to stay ahead of the curve. One such strategic tool is financial modelling, a critical element in fiscal management,…

    By Chris Thompson

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  7. Blog11th Mar 2024

    Michaela McCombie, Business Advisory Manager

    New Tax Year, New Tax Code?

    With the new tax year approaching and ever-changing income tax rates and allowances, there is an increased importance of ensuring your PAYE Tax Code is correct.   PAYE AND TAX CODES Every employee registered in an organisation’s payroll system will…

    By Michaela McCombie

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  8. Blog7th Mar 2024

    Lynn Gracie, Private Client Partner

    Non-Dom Tax Status Abolished But A New 4 Year Residence Scheme May Soften The Blow

    Updated: 3rd June For someone who has been working in tax for several years, non-domicile tax status and the UK tax breaks this provides has always been a controversial tax policy, no matter what government has been in power and…

    By Lynn Gracie

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  9. Blog7th Mar 2024

    Paula Fraser, Head of Private Client Team shortlisted for prestigious Tolley's Taxation Awards

    Spring Budget Commentary From Paula Fraser

    In yesterday’s Spring Budget, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt unveiled a series of tax reforms which will significantly alter the UK’s fiscal landscape. One of the positive changes will see National Insurance contributions for employees decreasing from 10% to 8%, which will result…

    By Paula Fraser

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  10. Blog5th Mar 2024

    Lynn Gracie, Private Client Partner

    Lock In Tax Relief By Topping Up Your Pension Fund Before The 5th April

    Any financial advisor will tell you it’s never too early to start paying into your pension fund, but what many don’t necessarily appreciate is the significant tax savings that can be made whilst also building a secure plan for retirement.…

    By Lynn Gracie

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  11. Blog1st Mar 2024

    Lyn Calder, author of blog what is due diligence

    What Is Due Diligence?

    How do you find out what you don’t know when you are considering buying a business? While a buyer could crack on and take the chance there are no skeletons in the closet, it can be an expensive mistake to…

    By Lyn Calder

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  12. Blog15th Feb 2024

    Gordon Christie author of blog Top tips for selling your business

    Top Tips For Selling Your Business: Fail To Plan At Your Peril

    As a business owner, it’s easy to focus on short term performance and the day to day. However, it’s crucial to consider the future management and ownership of the company. Now, not tomorrow or next year. Business owners generally look…

    By Gordon Christie

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