Charity Armour

10/10/2014

On Sunday 28 October Tax Manager Bryony Baines took part in an armoured 10 kilometre charity run in Henley on Thames.  “Team Clank” ran in a mixture of costume and medieval armour.  Running in armour meant that team members were carrying an additional 10kg in weight!  This did not seem to impact the finish times…

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IIP Gold

10/10/2014

We are proud to announce that we have achieved a GOLD Standard Accreditation from Investors in People (IIP), the organisation which champions people management excellence. Our journey with Investors in People began in May 2005 with the achievement of the IIP Standard and followed up with the Silver status in June 2011.  In the UK,…

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Put your affairs in order

10/10/2014

On your death or if your mental capacity becomes limited someone else, often a loved one, will have to deal with your financial affairs. If you have had to deal with someone else’s paperwork you will know the time, effort and expense that is involved. What should you do now to put your affairs in…

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Self-assessment Deadlines

10/10/2014

2013/14 Deadline Paper tax returns 31 October 2014 Online tax returns 31 January 2015 Final payment of tax 31 January 2015 If your tax liability will be under £3,000 and you want HMRC to try and collect the tax through your PAYE tax code the deadline for submitting your tax return online is 30 December…

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Pension Planning

10/10/2014

Retirement : Pensions : Flexibility : WATCH THIS SPACE! In the Budget in March 2014, George Osborne outlined changes to the pension rules from 27 March 2014. For individuals with a drawdown pension the cap was increased from 120% to 150% of an equivalent annuity and the income limit which affects accessibility was reduced from…

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Partnership Tax FA2014

07/10/2014
Partnership Tax FA2014

Finance Act 2014 has brought about significant changes to the taxation of partnerships. This is likely to increase the tax liability of partners in a number of key areas. There is a provision for an individual partner in a Limited Liability Partnership (“LLP”) to be taxed as an employee. This will affect partners who have a…

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