Trust in your investments: Investing for income or growth, or both

Trust in your investments: Investing for income or growth, or both Investment trusts are a well-established way of investing. Many investors prefer to invest in a fund rather than by picking individual stocks, shares or…

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Blog, Business Blog, Property, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax
Posted on: 15th April 2019

Accounting for VAT when you transfer a business as a going concern

Accounting for VAT when you transfer a business as a going concern Accounting for VAT when you transfer a business…

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Blog, Latest News, Property, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax, Tax Blog, Tax News
Posted on: 6th March 2019

Market exposure – Build a portfolio that meets your needs

Market exposure - Build a portfolio that meets your needs The earlier you commit to an investment strategy, the longer your money can work in the market. However, the world is an uncertain place at…

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Blog, Property, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax, Tax Blog, Tax News
Posted on: 3rd December 2018

More than half of UK landlords are optimistic about outlook for buy to let market

A new survey has found that over half of landlords in the UK feel optimistic about the buy to let sector despite a raft of regulatory and tax changes introduced in recent years. (more…)

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Blog, Property, Tax
Posted on: 15th August 2018

More than half of UK landlords are optimistic about outlook for buy to let market

A new survey has found that over half of landlords in the UK feel optimistic about the buy to let sector despite a raft of regulatory and tax changes introduced in recent years. (more…)

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Blog, Property, Tax
Posted on: 15th August 2018

More than 100,000 first-time buyers benefit from Stamp Duty Land Tax reforms

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published data which reveals that more than 100,000 first-time buyers have benefited from Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) reforms…

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Blog, News, Property, Tax
Posted on: 8th August 2018

Buy-to-let investors increasingly looking to downsize property portfolios

Recent research suggests that an ever-increasing number of UK landlords are considering downsizing their property portfolios. According to a study carried out by real estate website propertypriceadvice.co.uk, around two thirds of landlords are thinking about…

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Property
Posted on: 2nd May 2018

Could new leasehold changes have an adverse impact on property developers?

Important changes to the leasehold sector unveiled in the Government’s Housing White Paper earlier this year could have an adverse impact on property developers’ finances, it has been warned. Around the time the White Paper…

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Property
Posted on: 2nd May 2018

Online HMRC tool has tendency to ‘miscalculate’ SDLT bills

Hundreds of homeowners may be entitled to thousands of pounds in refunds after it emerged that an official Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) tool was…

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Property
Posted on: 2nd May 2018

Government proposes new-build property leasehold ban

The Government has unveiled ambitious proposals to effectively ‘ban’ the sale of new-build properties under leasehold instead of freehold in England, according to reports. Under the plans, which are subject…

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Property
Posted on: 13th September 2017