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GDPR: help or hindrance?

GDPR – a help or a hindrance? So, for the uninitiated, GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulations. It’s basically the Data Protection Act (DPA) on speed! The new regulations, from the European Parliament, will come into force on 25th May 2018, and when they say come into force, they mean come into force. Everyone […]

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An office at home…

An office at home I am often asked about setting up an office at home and what costs can be claimed through the business. Many of us will work from home even if we have an office, myself included. So, over the next few weeks I’m going to explore the tax implications of working from […]

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Carillion Saga…

The saga of Carillion continues with the news only this morning showing that payments into the company pension fund were missed as its troubles grew though dividend payments to shareholders and bosses bonuses continued. All the signs were there that Carillion was a bad debt waiting to happen and many of the companies now caught […]

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Arrow in Flight

31/1/18 – a deadline not a target!

31st January – dealing with personal tax affairs It wouldn’t be January and I wouldn’t be dealing with personal tax affairs if I didn’t at some point write this blog. For many the 31st of January does become a target rather than a deadline and some who haven’t yet started their returns are jokingly boasting […]

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Budget Build Up

Next week we will receive our second budget speech of the year from the Chancellor, Philip Hammond.  Two budgets in one year – why? Well, the UK is the only major advanced economy to make major changes to the tax system twice in a year.  Many leading financial institutions have been calling for this to […]

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