Autumn Budget 2017

22/11/2017
Autumn Budget 2017

The Chancellor made his Budget Speech for an hour starting at 12.40pm on 22 November 2017. He likes the sense of opportunity in Britain and wants young people to feel that; however, the economic forecast is not necessarily conducive to boundless optimism. The overall economic picture is that growth in GDP is only expected to be 1.3% with…

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Our expanded business – an update 3 months on

19/07/2017
Our expanded business – an update 3 months on

It is now three months since Anderson & Co, Chartered Accountants joined websters to form a combined business of 30 people. This increases our expertise in dealing with larger businesses and complements the specialist tax, legal and financial services that websters provides. In addition it gives all clients the option of dealing with either our…

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IR35 and Public Sector

14/03/2017

We have recently been advising a Public Sector body on the impact of the new rules on IR35 applicable to payments from a Public body (“the Client”) to an intermediary between the Client and the worker. It seems that the impact of this could be significant. At one level little appears to have changed. HMRC required…

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websters new Histon office

22/02/2017
websters new Histon office

websters now has an extra office in Histon. We are delighted that Anderson & Co a firm of Chartered Accountants who have been based in Histon for over 20 years have decided to become part of websters. Their existing office and 11 people will become our Histon office from 31 March. This increases the client…

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Autumn Statement 2016

24/11/2016
Autumn Statement 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Statement and we’ve pulled together the key points and our initial response. Abolishing the March Budget There will now be an annual autumn Budget from 2017 and only a statement in the Spring from 2018, which will be a response to latest OBR forecasts and not a major fiscal…

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Tax changes for landlords

13/10/2016
Tax changes for landlords

The previous Chancellor George Osborne decided that buy-to-let landlords were distorting the property market, making it more difficult for first time buyers. Therefore he introduced several changes to make buy-to-lets less attractive. We thought it would be useful to clients to share some of the ways in which we are advising. A recent legal challenge…

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