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The UK is a long-established science superpower that continues to grow in appeal from cutting-edge innovations in computing to robotics and green energy, among other fields.

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These are complicated times, and relations between the UK and China are no exception. But amidst all the uncertainties, there are compelling opportunities in the Chinese market.

Read more Why China remains a smart business opportunity

Why have an audit?

Friday 20 September 2019

Audit and Assurance
Darren O'Connor

For some businesses the audit process is mandatory but just because you don’t require one by law doesn’t mean you should write it off. We’re here to answer the question: why have a...

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IR35 - What does it mean for you?

Friday 6 September 2019

Business Tax
Sharon Bedford

The IR35 tax rules attempt to ensure that contractors providing services via their own personal service companies (PSCs) pay broadly the same amount of tax as if they were employee...

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HMRC’s promise for R&D and RDEC claims

Wednesday 4 September 2019

Business Tax
Margaret Savory

With the growing popularity of the R&D tax credit and R&D Expenditure Credit (“RDEC”) tax relief schemes and the recent loss of staff, there have been significant delays in the pro...

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Preparing for an Audit

Monday 29 July 2019

Audit and Assurance
Alex Peal

An audit is mandatory for some entities and voluntary for other. Either way an audit is a vital part of the corporate reporting process ensuring that your accounting records are ac...

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MTD Update

Friday 19 July 2019

VAT and Customs Duty Services
Professional Services

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT came into effect on 1 April 2019 and is mandatory for all VAT registered businesses with taxable turnover that exceeds £85,000.

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Private Client Tax
Sarah Robert

If you are thinking of moving overseas or are being seconded abroad your tax position should be one of the first things to consider.

Read more Tax liabilities when working overseas

SMEs - Acquisition for growth

Thursday 30 May 2019

Corporate Finance
Brad McAvoy

An SME often gets to a stage in its lifecycle where growth aspirations need a step change from an acquisition in order to realise the full potential for its owners.

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Chinese investment in the UK has been on the rise for some time with many companies thriving. But how successful are overseas businesses in the UK and which sectors are growing the...

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Audit and Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Audit and Assurance
Alex Peal

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around for some time and is becoming more advanced with every passing year.

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VAT and Customs Duty Services
Meera Rajah

HMRC has recently delayed the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for some businesses by six months, from 1 April 2019 to 1 October 2019.

Read more Making Tax Digital for VAT - Are you compliant?
VAT and Customs Duty Services
Meera Rajah

With Brexit around the corner there are many changes occurring across the board, including with VAT.

Read more New VAT and Customs Duty Developments in Brexit

Cash gifts for Inheritance Tax

Friday 8 February 2019

Private Client Tax
Ian Miles

Inheritance tax can be quite complex and difficult to navigate, with a variety of rules to adhere to. In this article we explore these rules in terms of cash gifts and break down t...

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Audit and Assurance
Alan Poole

You may have been reading, or perhaps ignoring, articles about IFRS 15 and IFRS 16 for several years now – these new standards have been a long time coming – but for those companie...

Read more Big changes in International Accounting Standards – act now!