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CMA calls for further reform in the legal services sector

CMA calls for further reform in the legal services sector In a review of progress made since its 2016 market study of the legal services sector in England and Wales, the Competition & Markets Authority…

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Blog, Covid-19, Legal, SMEs / Business, Solicitors
Posted on: 9th February 2021

Solicitors brief update February 2021

Solicitors brief update February 2021 Covid-19 leads to delay in small claims trials Small claims are taking almost three months longer to go to trial compared with a year ago…

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Blog, Covid-19, In The Press, Legal, SMEs / Business, Solicitors
Posted on: 9th February 2021

3000 law firms at risk of closure or merger

3000 law firms at risk of closure or merger  As many as 3,000 of the 10,000 law firms currently practising in the UK are at…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, HMRC, News, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 9th February 2021

SRA strengthens NDA guidance

SRA strengthens NDA guidance The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has published revised guidance on the use of Non- Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) following concerns about the professional conduct of some solicitors. The guidance, or ‘warning notice’,…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 9th February 2021

Funding to tackle court backlog

Funding to tackle court backlog  Spending by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in England and Wales in 2021/22 will increase by 3.3% to help tackle the rising backlog in courts…

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Blog, Covid-19, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 9th February 2021

New Age of self employment

New Age of self employment Changes in how people save, invest, and plan for retirement  Self-employment plays a vital role towards the UK’s economy. In recent years the number of…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, News, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 3rd February 2021

Tax saving opportunities

Tax saving opportunities The Government has spent hundreds of billions on measures to support businesses and jobs, and fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But how will it pay for these? We won’t know the extent…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, News, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 3rd February 2021

How to get your finances in order to make more of your money

 How to get your finances in order to make more of your money  Do you feel like your financial life has been turned upside down during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Or, has the start of…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 3rd February 2021

Managing the financial impact of divorce

Managing the financial impact of divorce When long-term relationships split up, there are a host of implications for mortgages, savings, tax and Wills requiring careful consideration to avoid hardship. If you are contemplating divorce, are…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 3rd February 2021

Self Assessment Update

Self Assessment Update HMRC has today announced that Self Assessment customers will not receive a penalty for filing their 2019-20 tax return late, as long as they file online by 28‌‌ ‌February. Tax payers will still need…

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Blog, Business Blog, Covid-19
Posted on: 25th January 2021

Domestic Reverse Charge VAT

Domestic Reverse Charge VAT Domestic Reverse Charge VAT accounting for Construction Industry businesses comes into effect on 1 March 2021 and if you are affected you need to act now. One of the most practical…

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Blog, Business Blog
Posted on: 25th January 2021

HR January Update

HR January Update Lockdown 3 is posing even greater challenges for businesses who employ staff. Here are 4 areas business owners might like to consider. Working plus home-schooling How to support staff who are juggling the…

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Blog, Business Blog, Covid-19
Posted on: 20th January 2021

Don’t miss the ISA deadline

Don’t miss the ISA deadline Saving and investing for a future that matters. Yours.  Each tax year, we are given an annual Individual Savings Account (ISA) allowance. This can build up quickly, letting you accumulate…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, HMRC, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 15th January 2021

More over-55s forced to dip into pension pots

More over-55s forced to dip into pension pots The UK has seen a rise in the number of people accessing…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 15th January 2021

10 areas to consider when setting New Year financial goals

10 areas to consider when setting New Year financial goals  New Year’s resolutions can be notoriously difficult to stick by. However, there are a few…

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Blog, Business, Covid-19, HMRC, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 15th January 2021