Archive for February, 2017

I cannot pay my Company’s tax bill

Posted by Jonathan Williams on

When cash becomes tight, all too often HMRC are the first creditors to have their payments delayed. Although it might seem like a good idea to delay paying tax bills to free up cash to pay staff and suppliers, it is a pretty clear sign that you ...

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Cornwall Local Energy Market

Posted by Ewan McClymont on

Centrica’s Distributed Energy & Power business is working on a pioneering trial in Cornwall that will test the use of flexible demand, generation and storage across both domestic and business sectors. The 3-year project is being delivered in ...

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Latest bench-marking survey reveals concerns

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Seven out of ten academies are operating with accounting losses, as budgets are being squeezed and schools seek to find cost savings, according to an independent survey of academies. In its 2017 release, the sixth Academies Benchmark report from ...

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Tax changes will hit non-doms

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Time is fast running out for non-UK domiciled individuals living in the UK to sort out their tax affairs ready for major changes in April, warns Top 40 accountants Bishop Fleming. UK residents from overseas could find that their tax status ...

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Accountants call for clarity over scrapping of class 2 NICs

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Top 40 accountants Bishop Fleming are calling on the government to be open and honest about its plans to reform National Insurance Contributions (NICs) paid by the self-employed. The firm fears that the promised £145 a year saving for the ...

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Conversion grant for local authorities

Posted by Simon Morrison on

Recently local authorities have been charging schools for an element of the legal costs incurred by the local authority for the conversion process. The DfE have now recognised that the conversion process has been increasing costs for the local ...

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Beware of insolvency-related scam

Posted by Bishop Fleming on

A recent scam attempt came to our attention that we thought businesses and individuals should be aware of. Malcolm Rhodes explains. We received a telephone call from a creditor on a liquidation closed last year. The caller said he was following ...

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Call for action on the taxation of Image Rights

Posted by Bishop Fleming on

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has recommended that the government takes urgent action to address image rights taxation. It wants to see reforms included in the next Finance Bill to ensure related tax revenue is no longer lost. Christine ...

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