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Will you be affected by the National Living wage and National Minimum wage rises in April 2021?

Following recommendations made by the Low pay commission (LPC) at the end of October 2020 the government has confirmed that the National minimum wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) will both be increasing from the 1 April 2021. 

The hidden 60% tax rate

Most people think the highest rate of income tax in the UK is 45%. But in fact there are two situations where you could be paying much more. 

The hidden 60% tax rate

Most people think the highest rate of income tax in the UK is 45%. But in fact there are two situations where you could be paying much more. 

Corporate tax rates & VAT limits

The new corporate tax rates are now upon us and the Government is committed to continue to have the lowest corporate tax rate of the G20 major trading nations. As already announced the corporation tax rate reduces to 19% from1 April 2017 and then to 17% from 1 April 2020.

Corporate tax rates & VAT limits

The new corporate tax rates are now upon us and the Government is committed to continue to have the lowest corporate tax rate of the G20 major trading nations. As already announced the corporation tax rate reduces to 19% from1 April 2017 and then to 17% from 1 April 2020.

Are you affected by changes to the VAT flat rate scheme (FRS)?

HMRC is to introduce an additional test that will determine the flat rate percentage used by traders. It would seem that HMRC presently considers the benefits obtained by certain businesses to be excessive and not in accord with the intentions of Parliament.

Are you affected by changes to the VAT flat rate scheme (FRS)?

HMRC is to introduce an additional test that will determine the flat rate percentage used by traders. It would seem that HMRC presently considers the benefits obtained by certain businesses to be excessive and not in accord with the intentions of Parliament.

What does the interest rate cut mean for you?

At the beginning of August the Bank of England cut interest rates from 0.50% to 0.25%, reaching a new record low and introducing the first cut since way back in 2009, in order to counter the threat of a post Brexit recession. 

What does the interest rate cut mean for you?

At the beginning of August the Bank of England cut interest rates from 0.50% to 0.25%, reaching a new record low and introducing the first cut since way back in 2009, in order to counter the threat of a post Brexit recession.