New guidance published for employers on setting dress codes and sex discrimination

Following a joint report ("High heels and workplace dress codes") published by the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee ...
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Can a builder charge 5% VAT for their services?

Whilst the majority of businesses charge VAT at the standard rate of 20% there are a number of different VAT ...
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Pay and expenses for volunteers

There are many rewarding opportunities for volunteering available across the UK. It is a popular misconception that only young people ...
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More warnings to beware of bogus tax refund scams

Fraudsters are taking advantage of taxpayers who may be due a tax refund following the end of the 2017-18 tax ...
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NMW and LW enforcement measures

A new press release has revealed that in 2017-18, HMRC investigators identified £15.6 million in back pay that is owed ...
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When might you be due a tax refund?

HMRC has issued helpful guidance that explains when you might be due a tax refund and how to make a ...
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Responding to a County Court claim

It is important that any correspondence received from the County Court is dealt with promptly. This should include taking proper ...
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Pensions Regulator to seize assets where employers fail to pay workplace pension fines

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has announced that employers who refuse to pay workplace pension fines could have their assets seized ...
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Stamp duty land tax for first time buyers

New figures published by the government have revealed that 69,000 first-time home buyers have benefited from the recent changes to ...
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Employers can claim back VAT from mileage claims

HMRC operates a simplification measure that allows businesses to claim back VAT from mileage claims using a standardised scale charge ...
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Child Benefit claw-back

The High Income Child Benefit charge came into force in January 2013 and applies to taxpayers whose income exceeds £50,000 ...
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Progress made towards one-day cheque clearance

A new system that allows UK banks and building societies to scan cheques and clear them digitally rather than using ...
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New guidance published for employers on setting dress codes and sex discrimination

Following a joint report ("High heels and workplace dress codes") published by the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee …
Read More

Can a builder charge 5% VAT for their services?

Whilst the majority of businesses charge VAT at the standard rate of 20% there are a number of different VAT …
Read More

Pay and expenses for volunteers

There are many rewarding opportunities for volunteering available across the UK. It is a popular misconception that only young people …
Read More