Archive for August, 2016

Minimum Wage dangers for hospitality industry

Posted by Will Hanbury on

Hospitality Employers are being warned of the dangers of not paying the National Minimum Wage, following the publication of the largest list ever of employers named and shamed by the government. A number of hospitality businesses featured in a ...

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New Worldwide Disclosure Facility for tax

Posted by Gary Mackley-Smith on

A new Worldwide Disclosure Facility (WDF) from 5 September 2016 will allow those with outstanding tax to put their affairs in order, but will offer no special terms. HM Revenue & Customs has revealed the plans, and has made clear there is ...

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Sixth Formers Gain an Insight into Accountancy

Posted by Caroline Smale on

Twenty-two sixth form pupils have spent a “work experience week” at Top 40 accountants, Bishop Fleming. With offices in Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay, Truro, and Worcester, Bishop Fleming invited sixth formers to apply for ...

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The Future of Tax is Digital

Posted by Gary Mackley-Smith on

From 2018 onwards, small businesses, the self-employed and landlords with an annual income of £10,000 or more will have to keep digital accounting records using software or apps and file quarterly accounts with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). ...

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Companies Warned of EU Subsidiary Dangers

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UK companies planning to set up EU subsidiaries following the vote for Brexit are being warned of the dangers by a tax specialist at Top 40 accountants Bishop Fleming. The UK’s decision to leave the EU raises uncertainties for those companies ...

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Business Confidence Falls for Two-Thirds of Firms

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A study of businesses across the South West and West Midlands shows a significant fall in confidence following the vote to leave the European Union. The latest Business Barometer Survey conducted by Top 40 accountants Bishop Fleming, reveals ...

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New Dividend Tax is Anti-Business and Anti Economy

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A new dividend tax introduced in April 2016 is an attack on small business owners and is acting against the best interests of the UK economy, warns Top-40 accountants, Bishop Fleming. Since April, any business owner wanting to take a dividend ...

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New litigation guidance for charities (CC38)

Posted by Peter Barretto on

New litigation guidance for charities (CC38) The charity commission has recently published guidance aimed at charity trustees who face the difficult and complex matter of taking or defending legal proceedings. The new guidance clarifies specific ...

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