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  1. Blog8th May 2024

    Alasdair Green, ESG Partner and author of ESG diligence

    ESG Diligence: The Key To Sustainable M&A Transactions

    In today’s dynamic investment landscape, the integration of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors has become more than just a trend. It is emerging to be strategically imperative alongside other more traditional performance measures such as profitability and financial performance. …

    By Alasdair Green

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  2. Blog2nd May 2024

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    International Payroll And Double Taxation: How To Navigate

    In today’s interconnected world, many individuals and employers operate across international borders and this can lead to complex tax implications, especially in relation to payroll.  One significant challenge which consistently arises is the issue of double taxation as well as…

    By Craig Burnett

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  3. 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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  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. 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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  6. Blog13th Feb 2024

    Gillian Rushton, author of blog about HMRC One To Many Campaign

    HMRC’s ‘One to Many’ Campaign – Targeting Undeclared Dividend

    HMRC are now issuing letters to business owners under a ‘One to Many’ Letter campaign to target undeclared dividends payments. HMRC have been looking at company reserves and have noted that some are reducing but no dividends are being declared…

    By Gillian Rushton

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  7. Blog7th Feb 2024

    Rhianne Stewart, Employee Benefits Senior Manager

    Is It Time To Upgrade Your Employee Benefits Programme?

    It’s officially a new year. 333 days of growth opportunities for your business. While you’re looking ahead to the new year and planning for 2024 it is a great time to also think about your employee benefits programme. In its…

    By Rhianne Stewart

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  8. Blog9th Jan 2024

    Gregor Steedman, author of blog about working capital in transactions

    What Is Normalised Working Capital In Transactions

    Working Capital is generally one of the key considerations in an M&A transaction. It is often a subjective and complex area, and it can have implications on the total consideration payable in a transaction. What does working capital represent? Net…

    By Gregor Steedman

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  9. Blog20th Dec 2023

    Carol Edwards, author of blog about furnished holiday let changes

    Scottish 24/25 Budget- Tax Rates Soar for Higher Scottish Earners

    Finance secretary Shona Robinson delivered Scotland’s 2024/25 budget confirming tax rises for those with income in excess of £75,000.  Scottish tax rates apply to employment, pension and property income but do not apply to investment income such as interest and…

    By Carol Edwards

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  10. Blog21st Nov 2023

    Tom Andrew, Private Client Manager who authored blog Autumn statement- what changes can we expect

    Autumn Statement- What Changes Can We Expect?

    A lot can change in a year – and after the 2022 Autumn Statement promised wide ranging tax cuts, only for many of the key measures to be swiftly reversed, 2023 could well grab fewer headlines in comparison.  Having said…

    By Tom Andrew

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  11. Blog4th Sep 2023

    Electric car bought on salary sacrifice

    Is salary sacrifice worth it for an electric car?

    The 2022 Benefit in Kind Statistics annual report shows there has been a significant shift from diesel company cars which accounted for around 80% pre 2017, to 60% by 2019/2020 with a further decline to just 49% (355,000) in 2020/21. …

    By Richard Petrie

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  12. Blog7th Jul 2023

    Alasdair Green, Head of ESG and Corporate Finance Partner

    How Important is ESG in M&A Transactions?

    Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is attracting increasing attention from investors and acquirers when evaluating investment, growth funding and M&A opportunities.    At the outset of a possible deal, investors and acquirers are now taking more rigorous ESG considerations into account. …

    By Alasdair Green

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