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Responsible investing |Invest today | Change tomorrow 

Responsible investing |Invest today | Change tomorrow  Responsible, sustainable and environmentally friendly investing is here to stay. But, while demand is growing among all age…

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Blog, Covid-19, SMEs / Business, Tax News
Posted on: 7th April 2021

Passing on pension benefits

Passing on pension benefits Providing for your loved ones after your death If you’ve spent a lifetime saving for retirement, you’d probably like any remaining money to go to a…

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

Has your VAT recovery been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic?

Has your VAT recovery been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic? If you are VAT partly exempt or you make both business and non-business supplies and the pandemic has resulted in…

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

Government unveils audit reform

Government unveils audit reform  High profile failures such as the Thomas Cook, Carillion and BHS debacle have placed pressure on the Government to improve audit regulatory standards and to restore…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 24th March 2021

Tax planning reimagined | Identifying the best options to preserve your wealth

Tax planning reimagined | Identifying the best options to preserve your wealth  No one likes to pay tax on their hard-earned money. But due to the complexities of the tax system, without expert professional financial advice, some…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 24th March 2021

ISA deadline 5 April 2021: use it or lose it

ISA deadline 5 April 2021: use it or lose it  Make the most of the tax breaks before it’s too late  If you hold a Cash Individual Savings Account (ISA)…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 24th March 2021

New off-payroll working rules in the private sector (IR35) come into effect on 6 April 2021 

New off-payroll working rules in the private sector (IR35) come into effect on 6 April 2021  The IR35 rules require that PAYE and NIC be…

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Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, SMEs / Business
Posted on: 8th March 2021

More than 200 independent schools opt to leave TPS

More than 200 independent schools opt to leave TPS   New figures have revealed that more than 200 independent schools have turned their backs on…

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

ESFA publishes latest funding guidelines

ESFA publishes latest funding guidelines  The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has published its latest guidance on funding allocations for academies in existence on or before 1 April 2021.…

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

Special needs funding shortfall

Special needs funding shortfall  Around 90 percent of local authorities have revealed overspends of their special needs teaching budgets, prompting fears this may lead to…

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Academies, Academies Blog, Covid-19, HMRC, Latest News
Posted on: 5th March 2021

DfE provides detailed academy orders guidance

DfE provides detailed academy orders guidance  The Department for Education (DfE) has published updated guidelines which outline its powers to…

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

Primary MATs save average of £25k as a result of Covid closures

Primary MATs save average of £25k as a result of Covid closures  Primary multi-academy trusts have saved, on average, £25,000 in running costs as a result of schools closures brought…

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

Headteachers urge Government to refund pupil premium funding

Headteachers urge Government to refund pupil premium funding   Schools are urging the Government to provide additional cash to bridge the shortfall in pupil premium funding after a change in the way eligibility is calculated.…

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

New Education Recovery Tsar appointed

New Education Recovery Tsar appointed  The Government has appointed Sir Kevan Collins to the newly created role of Education Recovery…

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

£78million additional funding for rapid Covid testing allocated to schools

£78million additional funding for rapid Covid testing allocated to schools  An additional £78million worth of funding, earmarked to pay for rapid Covid testing, has been rolled out to schools. Academy schools and local education authorities…

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