Apr 23, 2018
The draft SRA Accounts Rules 2018 were published by the SRA on 14 June 2017. The main focus of the new rules is to keep client money safe rather than prescribing how firms must run their accounts.
Apr 19, 2018
Auto-enrolment has been with us for a number of years – the exact timing depending on each employer’s staging date. The Pensions Regulator confirmed recently that since its introduction 9.3m people are now investing in a private pension scheme as a direct result of auto-enrolment.
Apr 4, 2018
In the previous post we looked at the main features of the blockchain and how it works. To finish up with this blockchain mini-series, we will now look at a number of ways blockchain technology can be and is being used to enhance our lives.
Apr 3, 2018
CSA is an assessment of controls carried out by staff and management involved in the area or process being assessed to provide assurance to stakeholders, customers and other parties that internal control systems of the organisation are reliable.
Mar 28, 2018
The move to try and remarket insolvency as a restructuring and recovery-based profession is in full swing. The championed recovery tool is a Company Voluntary Arrangements, allowing a company to continue to trade whilst addressing past liabilities.
Mar 27, 2018
In order to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder the government announced in the Autumn Budget on 22 November 2017 a lower stamp duty land tax (SDLT) where they and the property they are buying meet the conditions for the new relief.
Mar 21, 2018
Mar 6, 2018
The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) regime was introduced to tax companies holding UK residential property valued over £500,000. The ATED regime has now completed its first 5 year cycle and the fixed valuation date of 1 April 2017 will apply for the 2018/18 ATED filing period and the subsequent four ATED periods.