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- How Will A Quick Response Rate Improve Customer Loyalty?
It’s an often-quoted fact that it is far more expensive to win a new customer than it is to retain an existing one. I’ve heard it said that it is anywhere from 5-10 times more costly which we can assume means that no one really knows!
- Should I Be Using An Unlimited Company?
It was recently reported that a company which received a government contract to procure PPE (personal protective equipment) for the NHS had changed its status from being a limited company to become an unlimited company. But what does that mean?
- Securing Your Financial Future: Pension Planning
In this article we consider how, if used properly with a bit of creative thinking, Pension Planning can be a very good tool and should be very much something to consider when looking at your wealth management and retirement planning.
- VAT Reverse Charge for Building and Construction - FAQs
From 1 March 2021 the domestic VAT reverse charge must be used for most supplies of building and construction services.
- Tax From The Trenches: Not You Again...
No matter how well you plan, and no matter how hard you chase your clients, there are always a few who leave it till the last few weeks to bring in their tax return information. I looked at the opening letter from HMRC and could not help but smile...
- Brexit For Business
Britain left the European Union on 1 January 2021 and as a result, there have been several changes to the way that British businesses will do business with countries within the EU moving forward. I have summarised below what you need to know...
- How Will Brexit Impact The Charity Sector?
Charities, not for profit organisations and clubs; have had to adjust to unprecedented disruption in 2020. There seems to be no end in sight for these disruptions in 2021. The last minute Brexit deal is likely to be the next big headache for charity.
- How Will Brexit Impact the Leisure & Entertainment Sectors?
In the first lockdown we had Joe Wick's jumping jacks, excessive banana bread making and Zoom quizzes. The Crown and many other original offerings by Netflix, kept us entertained whilst stuck indoors during the second lockdown. But now what?...
- Self-Assessment Tax Returns: Part Two
My previous blog addressed the possibility that in view of difficulties taxpayers, accountants and HMRC were having as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, HMRC might defer the self-assessment filing deadline beyond the 31st January.
- Brexit Guidance Webinar
In this webinar we provide you with the information and resources to help you manage the changes to your business through Brexit.
- How Will Brexit Impact The Property & Construction Sectors?
I think everyone agrees that Brexit will have a significant short-term and medium-term impact on the property and construction sectors, as economic disruptions always come with uncertainty, and there are numerous risks associated with this.
- Business Interruption Insurance
Last weeks ruling in the Supreme Court has given many small businesses a glimmer of hope in the latest lockdown. This will mean that many insurers face the prospect of paying out millions for loss of earnings from the lockdown.
- Raffingers Announce New Partner
Award-winning, full-service accountancy and advisory firm, Raffingers are delighted to announce the appointment of Yedidya Zaiden as its newest Partner, bringing the total number of partners at the Essex and London based firm to eleven.
- Should HMRC Defer Self-Assessment Tax Returns?
Over the past month as the self-assessment tax return deadline of 31st January loomed, HMRC has faced a growing chorus of calls to relax the requirement to submit returns by that date.
- Are Tax Saving Schemes Be Too Good to Be True? An Interview With Keith Gordon of Temple Tax Chambers
HMRC has recently launched a campaign highlighting the dangers of tax avoidance schemes. Whilst these schemes are not classed as tax evasion, they are sometimes based on interpretations of tax law which HMRC may challenge in court.
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