• Act now to avoid high income child benefit charge

    We are advising parents affected by the high income child benefit charge that time is running out to take steps to avoid it or reduce its impact in the next tax year.
    Under the new rules, which came into effect on 7 January 2013, families where at least one parent earns £50,000 or more will see their child benefit reduced by one per cent for every £100 of income between £50,000 and £60,000, with those earning more than £60,000 losing all their child benefit.

  • PAYE Coding Notices


    Individuals who receive a new PAYE tax code to ensure that it is correct.  Over the next three months, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is sending out new tax codes for the 2014/15 tax year, which will come into effect from 6 April.

  • Changes imminent for capital allowances on property purchases


    Business owners need to be aware of changes to capital allowances which come into force in April.

    The changes mainly affect purchasers of second hand commercial buildings and their entitlement to claim tax relief in the form of capital allowances on qualifying fixtures and fittings.

  • eNEWS - February 2014

    In this month's enews we advise on several issues relevant to employers. We also report on the help available for those affected by floods.

    Please contact us if you would like any further information.

    Employment Allowance

    The Government has announced further details of the Employment Allowance which is available from 6 April 2014. Eligible employers can reduce their employer Class 1 NICs by up to £2,000 each tax year.

  • eNEWS - January 2014

     In this month's enews we report on announcements regarding Real Time Information (RTI), PAYE tax codes and some details on the new class of national insurance contributions (NIC).  

     We also report on the consultation on zero hours contracts and if you are reading this on your smart phone does your business have a 'bring your own device' policy?

     Please contact us if you would like any further information.


  • eNEWS - December 2013

    In this month's enews we report on pertinent announcements from the Autumn Statement and the subsequent publication of draft Finance Bill legislation.

    We also report on the proposals for shared parental leave and the latest fuel advisory rates.

    Please contact us if you would like any further information.



    On Thursday 5 December the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) published its updated forecast for the UK economy. Chancellor George Osborne responded to that forecast in a statement to the House of Commons later on that day.


  • eNEWS - October 2013

    In this month’s enews we report on the latest HMRC disclosure opportunities, important information for employers and the date of the Autumn Statement.

    Please contact us if you would like any further details on any of the issues covered.

    Autumn Statement

    George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced that he will deliver the Autumn Statement on Wednesday 4 December.

    We will update you on pertinent announcements.