May 15, 2018
For those of us who have office based jobs, it may look and certainly feel like we spend alot of time at our desks, however, myself and the team at WSM actually have a really good work life balance and so instead of writing about our daily corporate musings, I have chosen to write about a passion of mine - a breathing and cold immersion technique known as the Wim Hof Method.
May 8, 2018
There has been much debate in recent years over VAT on school fees. Last year the Labour party planned to tax private school fees to pay for free school meals. The VAT position on education really depends on the political party decision. In reality the government can change the law and apply VAT to school fees.
Apr 27, 2018
Just in case anybody has missed it, GDPR affects any business which holds personal data and GDPR has to be implemented by 25 May. As the definition of personal data can cover everything from a person’s name to their medical records and from their photograph to their bank details it is likely that every business will be affected.
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