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Hospitality sector faces rise in VAT as the economy reopens

Hospitality sector faces rise in VAT as the economy reopens At the end of September, tourism and hospitality businesses that have enjoyed a reduced rate…

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Blog, Covid-19, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 20th September 2021

VAT treatment of Coronavirus testing services clarified after controversies

VAT treatment of Coronavirus testing services clarified after controversies  With the ongoing pandemic causing a high demand for COVID-19 testing,…

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Blog, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 20th September 2021

Health and Social Care Levy announced

Health and Social Care Levy announced After a period of over two years since first announcing, in July 2019, that…

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Blog, Business Blog, Covid-19
Posted on: 8th September 2021

Pension tax relief – 27% of people surveyed did not know how it worked 

Pension tax relief - 27% of people surveyed did not know how it worked  To encourage saving for retirement, the…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 3rd September 2021

Protecting family wealth by planning

Protecting family wealth by planning If you’ve worked hard throughout your lifetime to grow your wealth, you may hope it…

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Blog, Covid-19, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 29th July 2021

Creating wealth for children

Creating wealth for children  Investing isn’t just a luxury reserved for adults  Saving for a child today is a wonderful gift for their future. Whether…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 26th July 2021

Plan the perfect retirement

Plan the perfect retirement  If you’re 10 to 15 years from retirement, you’re probably starting to think more about how you’ll spend your life after work. You might be contemplating…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 26th July 2021

Retirement planning journey

Retirement planning journey  When you’re starting out working in your 20s, you may not be thinking about retirement in 40 years’ time. The same goes for your 30s, 40s and even 50s. There is always…

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Blog, Covid-19, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 19th July 2021

How to minimise a Capital Gains Tax bill

How to minimise a Capital Gains Tax bill  The rules around Capital Gains Tax (CGT) are complex and they differ depending on your financial situation.…

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Blog, Covid-19, Pension, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 19th July 2021

Key dates for your diary

Key dates for your diary      The following deadlines will require academy schools to provide the ESFA with certain key data. As always, if you require…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog, Covid-19, HMRC
Posted on: 5th July 2021

Teacher training applications at highest level in half a century

Teacher training applications at highest level in half a century A major teacher training university has been inundated with applications, with numbers at their highest…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog, Covid-19, HMRC
Posted on: 5th July 2021

Private schools limit fee increases due to pandemic pressure

Private schools limit fee increases due to pandemic pressure The latest data from the Private Schools Association suggests that fee increases have been significantly curbed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Association’s annual…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog, Covid-19, HMRC
Posted on: 5th July 2021

ESFA issues guidance for completing budget forecasts

ESFA issues guidance for completing budget forecasts                                                The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESF) has issued guidance to academies to help them complete their budget forecasts returns (BFR). This year,…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog, Covid-19, HMRC
Posted on: 5th July 2021

Latest research suggests one third of teachers considering leaving the profession

 Two trusts handed improvement notices for financial failings Two academy trusts have received financial notices to improve following investigations that uncovered a number of financial…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog, Covid-19, HMRC
Posted on: 5th July 2021

Latest research suggests one third of teachers considering leaving the profession

Latest research suggests one third of teachers considering leaving the profession New research has revealed that one third of teachers are experiencing “unbearable pressure” which could lead them to quit…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Blog, Covid-19, HMRC
Posted on: 5th July 2021